Council uses performance tools to build skills profile

first_img Comments are closed. Warwickshire County Council is implementing an e-performance talentmanagement system and competency tool supplied by e-learning consultancy IQdos.Called Profiler, the software links the council’s business needs directly tothe workforce’s skills development and career management and allows employeesto develop career plans, set objectives, identify competencies and skills gapsand track their progress. “We are great believers in investing time and resources in peopledevelopment and pride ourselves on the quality of our internal trainingstructures,” says Danny Owen, ICT project manager for Warwickshire CountyCouncil. “That’s why we see our work with IQdos as a natural progressionin helping our staff work smarter by making technology work harder.” The council is also responding to a recent report by the Employer’sOrganisation for Local Government that claims a major initiative is needed totackle the current and future skills deficiencies in local government Features of Profiler, which is being run as a pilot project at Warwickshire,include interactive profile maps which illustrate job roles and any competencygaps and which then link to e-learning and external training courses. It alsohas a 360-degree feedback facility to assess performance against current andrequired competencies, updatable personal development plans to track progressand links to a learning management system as well as integration with other HRsystems. IQdos, whose clients include Channel 4, BBC and Reuters, is hosting a programmeof breakfast briefings over the coming months covering a number of aspects ofe-learning, including the psychology of online games and learning and thelowdown on learning management systems. For the full programme, visit the IQdoswebsite where you can also register for events online. Previous Article Next Article Council uses performance tools to build skills profileOn 1 May 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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