How to conduct a skills audit.

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What is a Skills Audit and why is it important?

A skills audit is an analysis of an employee’s current skills, which can be considered on either an individual or collective basis. Executing a skills audit regularly not only allows businesses to assist their employees in the development of their careers, but it also presents the opportunity to identify potential knowledge gaps within a company that may be required of new hires.

Recognising potential knowledge gaps early can help to support the long-term success of a business while also improving a company’s retention rates and employee happiness.

Identifying emerging skill requirements.

Predicting the future and knowing what skills will be needed in both the short and long term can be difficult, so it is important to consider your skills audit alongside a wider business strategy.

Using our expert knowledge, we’ve provided some areas for consideration to help you get started.

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