Bridging the Talent Gap

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Talent gap is also known as a skills gap, where there are more jobs than qualified people to fill them. Nancy Martini, President & CEO at PI Worldwide sheds some light on the most important things to fill the talent gap using job analytic tools that let you understand exactly what the job needs in this exciting Slidecast

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  • 1. The Talent Gap Talent gap is also known as a skills gap, where there aremore jobs than qualified people to fill them The United States talent gap is real, big, and getting biggerby the moment The US Department of Labor Statistics says that there is a20% gap in bodies that are needed to fill the keymanagement roles and the actual needs of businessestoday1

2. Steps to overcome Talent GapStep 1 Have extreme clarity around the job description Ask what is the role that youre trying to fill? A deep understanding with some human analyticsaround job analysis of what the behavioral requirementsare for the position Make use of PRO, a job analytic tool that lets youunderstand exactly what the job needs 2 3. Steps to overcome Talent GapStep 2 Solve the talent gap by taking some data from jobdescription and PRO Match this data with your existing employees or probablecandidates. This is known as fit gap analysis Understand what is your target and then match peopleaccordingly It is important to understand behavioral assets to knowwhere that person is coming from naturally and see howit fits with other skills, knowledge and abilities that theybuilt over their career As you fill the talent gap, its important that the peopleyou have are equipped to succeed 3 4. Hire for drive, teach skills Step 3 We cant inject or teach drive such that a behavioralassessment gives you the information about the drive thatperson comes to the table hardwired with The skills are then the pieces that you layer on top of abehavioral assessment The most important thing to fill the talent gap is to take allof your people, whether theyre new hires or existing teammembers, analyze who you have, get a clear understandingof the job description and their PROs Understand what does the job require, the people that youhave and then layer that with skills to help them succeed 4 5. ConclusionUltimately, the talent gap is not a numbers game; itsinvesting in your people to give them everything thatthey need to be a resource for you and yourcompany. 5 6. Thank You For Joining USThank you!Questions? info@piworldwide.com | @piworldwide http://www.linkedin.com/company/pi-worldwide More Information: http://www.piworldwide.com 6 7. Nancy Martini,President & CEO PI Worldwide7

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