The Project Economy Has Arrived | Harvard Business Review

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Many organizations are moving towards a project-based work model versus one that is solely role-based. As work becomes more project-driven, one key benefit of the project model is it enables organizations to effectively and efficiently redeploy the skills of their workforce—where and when needed. This model also unlocks internal mobility opportunities beyond the constraints of …

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How to Tame the Talent Marketplace | TalentQ

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As noted in Josh Bersin’s HR Technology 2021 Report, the Internal Talent Marketplace (ITM) or Talent Marketplace is one of the hottest trends in the HR tech space. An ITM is often described as an AI-based platform that provides workers with suggestions on jobs, projects, and development opportunities that match their skills, experience, and aspirations. But as PepsiCo’s Allan …

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Let Your Top Performers Move Around the Company | Harvard Business Review

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Internal mobility (IM)—the movement of employees across roles (and even assignments and projects) within the same company—is a key component of an organization’s talent strategy. However, many firms still struggle in this area. As pointed out in this article by Kevin Oakes, CEO of The Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp),  one barrier to IM is …

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Research: Why Rejected Internal Candidates End Up Quitting | Harvard Business Review

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Internal mobility is a vital component of a firm’s talent strategy. And one way organizations are enabling this strategy is through their internal talent marketplace (ITM). An ITM often uses a technology platform to make it easier for current employees to learn about and apply for new internal opportunities–such as jobs and projects. As firms …

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Gaining a Skills Edge Through Agile Talent Practices: From Pandemic to Permanence | Mercer

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Firms are increasingly defining work by skills and tasks rather than just jobs and roles. And, one reason for deconstructing work from the job level to the skills and/or task level is to provide firms with greater flexibility in meeting changing business needs. (A more in-depth review of these reasons has been covered by thought …

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Driving Workforce Equity With the Internal Talent Marketplace | Deloitte Blog Capital: H

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As I noted in 2021 HR Priorities: A Summarized View of Nine Sources, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) are a focus for many organizations. Simultaneously, firms emphasize providing workers with fair access and visibility into career and development opportunities across their organization; further, minimizing unconscious bias and enabling internal mobility are topics of interest. This article notes …

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Podcast: What Is A Skills Taxonomy Anyway? Understanding The Market For SkillsTech | Josh Bersin

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As skills continue to be an area of interest for many firms, this 30-minute podcast by Josh Bersin discusses how skills taxonomies are being used to organize and simplify skills information. Josh draws on essential distinctions between skills (which are more granular) and broader capabilities, which are a set of collectively used skills to solve business problems …

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How Uber’s Approach to Internal Mobility Helps Employees Find Roles They Love | LinkedIn Talent Blog

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As firms find ways to engage, retain, and unlock their workforce’s potential, this article highlights Uber’s efforts to fuel its internal mobility strategy. These efforts focus on encouraging lateral role moves—which can be to non-obvious work areas—and short-term assignments and projects that take up 5 to 15 percent of an employee’s time. On average, anywhere …

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Podcast: Getting Started with a Skills-Based Talent Strategy | Digital HR Leaders Podcast

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In this conversation with David Green and Karen Powell, Chief Talent and Learning Officer at IQVIA,  Karen discusses various points on IQVIA’s ongoing journey to shift to more of a skill-based talent strategy. She notes, “We have got to stop the organization thinking about purely job descriptions and instead how do we break up the …

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Internal Talent Mobility: Think Projects, Not Jobs! | SHRM

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An organization’s ability to redeploy its internal talent quickly—where and when needed—can provide a competitive advantage. And as firms build this capability, a segment of them is turning to the internal talent marketplace (ITM). The ITM brings together buyers (managers of work within the organization) and sellers (workers within the firm) to satisfy mutual needs. …

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