How to Transition from Jobs to Skills:
A Skills-Based Approach
Revolutionizing Work, Empowering Individuals, and Powering Decisions with Skills
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- How to Transition from Jobs to Skills: A Skills-Based Approach
- Principles of Skills-Based Organization
- Skills Based Organization Driven by SAP’s Talent Intelligence Hub
- Revolutionize Your Organization with A Skills-Based Approach
Unlock the full potential of your organization by embracing a skills-based approach. Dive into the transformative principles that guide skills-based organizations and witness the future of work unfold.
Breaking Free from the Job Paradigm
For more than a century, jobs have been the linchpin of work structures, dictating how organizations function and how individuals contribute. The time has come for a transformation, and organizations are leading the way by adopting a new paradigm - a skills-based operating model that unlocks the true potential of both work and the workforce.
Unleashing Potential with Skills: A Glimpse into the Future
In a global Deloitte survey, over 1,200 professionals reveal a shift towards a more flexible and agile approach to work. Organizations are experimenting with decoupling work from jobs, allowing individuals to be seen as dynamic contributors with unique skills and capabilities. By atomizing work into projects or tasks or broadening it to focus on problem-solving and value creation, organizations are fostering innovation, diversity, and inclusion.
Principles of Skills-Based Organization
Liberate Work and Workers from Job Confines
The Big Shift: From Functional Hierarchy to Fluid Structures
Embrace a portfolio of ways to organize work, breaking free from traditional job constraints. Fractionalize work into meaningful projects, allowing workers to flow seamlessly based on their skills. Explore internal talent marketplaces and cross-company talent exchanges, expanding opportunities and fostering a culture of continuous learning.
Develop the Workforce of One
The Big Shift: From One-to-One to Many-to-Many Relationships
Shift from a one-to-one relationship between employees and jobs to a many-to-many relationship between work and skills. View workers as a "workforce of one" with unique skills and contributions. Democratize opportunities for all by enabling individuals to customize their work responsibilities based on their unique skills, capabilities, and interests.
Use Skills to Make Decisions About Work and the Workforce
The Big Shift: From Decisions Based on Jobs to Decisions Based on Skills
Revolutionize talent management by shifting from job-centric to skills-centric decisions. Explore skills-based hiring, workforce planning, pay structures, performance management, and leadership approaches. Match skills to teams for optimal compositions and unleash the full potential of your workforce.
Build a "Skills Hub": The Engine of Skills-Based Excellence
Centralized Skills Hub Components
- Shared Skills-Based Talent Philosophy
- Align business and HR executives on the importance of skills.
- Establish a philosophy that connects skills to all workforce decisions.
- Clear and Established Governance
- Define skills ownership across the enterprise.
- Facilitate cross-functional governance for holistic transformation.
- Common Language for Skills
- Create a universal framework and language for skills.
- Foster a shared understanding of skills across the organization.
- Strong Data and Technology Enablers
- Leverage AI-powered skills assessment and matching.
- Embrace technologies for skills benchmarking and workforce planning.
Skills Based Organization Driven by SAP’s Talent Intelligence Hub
Deep Skills-Based Intelligence Across the HXM Suite
Talent Intelligence Hub connects individual attributes, strengths and styles, and expressive preferences to both people and the experiences throughout the SAP SuccessFactors solutions. It enables you to understand and manage your workforce holistically while supporting excellence and growth aspirations of your people.
Talent Intelligence Hub uses AI to build, maintain, and infer a skills portfolio for each employee in the workforce. This depth of insight enables employees to find personalized recommendations for learning courses, mentors, internal jobs and more. Organizations benefit from having an overview of employee skills and improved visibility to carry out workforce planning.
Revolutionize Your Organization with A Skills-Based Approach
Transform the way you work, nurture your workforce, and make decisions rooted in skills.
Contact TalenTeam to learn more about the Talent Intelligence Hub.
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