Washington D.C. (PRWEB) August 5, 2005
The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a think tank, professional organization and educator in talent management strategies, and SkillsNETÂ®, provider of a customized suite of products and services to help employers quickly and cost effectively develop accurate, company-specific SkillObjectsÂ and Human Capital Objects, announced today that SkillsNETÂ® will sponsor HCI's Workforce Planning and Analytics learning and research track.
"Workforce planning is enjoying a renaissance as organizations increasingly understand its fundamental importance to human capital management," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's Executive Director. "We're pleased that SkillsNETÂ® has stepped forward to assist in the development of this research and learning track. With their history and expertise in capturing data about critical skills and the relationship of those skills to performance, they have much to add to HCI's knowledge bank."
As a result of the alliance, SkillsNETÂ® will be recognized for their financial support and advisory role in the development of Workforce Planning and Analytics research, white papers and education. Selected employees and associates of SkillsNETÂ® will become Professional members of the Human Capital Institute, enjoying full membership benefits including access to HCI's research library, live local Network events, Webcasts, Talent Blogosphere and Talent Directories.
"Workforce planning and analytics can appear daunting to many organizations due to the sheer complexities involved," said Michael L. Brown, Founder and CEO of SkillsNET. "We at SkillsNET are honored to work with the Human Capital Institute to help remove the fear factor by educating companies about the powerful tools and technologies available for workforce planning, such as SkillsNET's SkillObject DesignerÂ® (SOD)."
SkillsNET Corporation provides a revolutionary tool suite and consulting services that will allow an enterprise to rapidly capture the work, worker and workplace skill data (SkillObjectsT) and its relationship to performance required to meet the demands in today's market. The SkillsNET methodology used allows employers to capture their workforce environment through web-based applications with minimal worker and capital investment. Highly trained Skills Analysts and Organizational sychologists, available on-site or via phone to assist the employee and employer through the data collection process, support the web-based applications. At the end of the process the employer will have a detailed analysis of the skill base required in their workforce, the level of skill in the current workforce, how to organize it and the performance standard needed to operate in today's environment. SkillsNET methodology is aligned with
Department of Labor O*NET standards. For more information please visit http://www.skillsnet.com
ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE
The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator and professional association dedicated to the advancement of talent management practices with individuals and organizations. HCI serves as a catalyst for innovative thinking in integrated talent strategy, acquisition, development, engagement, management and measurement. Through research and collaboration, HCI programs collect original, creative ideas from a field of the brightest thought leaders in talent management. Those ideas are then transformed into measurable, real-world strategies that help its members attract and retain high-performing people, build a diverse, inclusive workplace, and leverage individual and team performance throughout the enterprise. HCI members represent a broad coalition of executives, educators, consultants, human resources, strategic search, organizational development professionals and talent managers. For more information, please
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