Upskill and Reskill to Promote Proactive Growth

May 7, 2024

One of the many benefits of Truvelop is the messaging our Customer Success team sends to leaders and managers each month. Through Truvelop Tips, we share best practices, proactive recommendations, and quicks tips with end users on various topics. Here is an excerpt from the most recent Truvelop Tip: Upskill and Reskill to Promote Proactive Growth.

Last month we explored how you can leverage AI to identify next steps when it comes to best supporting your team’s development. In May, we will be taking a slightly deeper look at leveraging data to determine when it’s appropriate to upskill or reskill. Let’s get started!

First, let’s determine the difference between upskilling and reskilling:

  • Upskilling: Upskilling involves learning new skills or teaching workers new capabilities to enhance their existing roles.
  • Reskilling: Reskilling entails acquiring new skills to transition into a different job role or training individuals for alternative roles.

There are a few factors that may determine which approach would be the most appropriate fit for an employee. For example, what is their career path? Do they have an interest in any cross-functional work? Are they currently the right fit for their role? What open positions does your company currently have?

With Truvelop, you can analyze your talent landscape to see who may be the most eligible for upskilling or reskilling. Consider your Evaluation scores for each employee and see who is currently ready for a challenge (a Rising Performer perhaps?) or who is showing signs of disengagement or who may be looking for a change of pace (any Improvement or Lagging Performers?). Ultimately, you can use your data to help you identify potential fits for upskilling or reskilling, but you’ll need to explore their interest and current skill-level before making a final decision.

Contact us today to learn more about our modern approach to performance management and development and how it solves for retention. Don’t just take our word for it, see what our Customers have to say. 

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