How to Stop the Skills Gap from Damaging Your Business: 5 Steps to Skills-based Hiring and Development

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16th March 2023


15:00 BST


Andy Andrews

Donald H Taylor

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Are you facing a skills gap challenge in your organisation? In today’s job market the dilemma of whether to buy or build skills has taken on new urgency. While recruiting may fill a skills gap in the short term, it can be costly and ineffective in the long term.

Don’t let the skills gap issue harm your bottom line any longer! Join Donald H Taylor and Andy Andrews as they explore where skills gaps come from, why they will always be with us, and how a nuanced approach to them can help organisations deal with skills issues faster, more cost-effectively, and with greater impact.

In this webinar we will consider:

  • What is the skills gap and how it can damage your organisation
  • Using the Talent Grid to guide the build/buy decision
  • How to assess your organisation’s skills gap and identify areas of improvement
  • Strategies for developing a comprehensive learning plan that addresses your organisation’s specific needs
  • Ways to leverage technology and other resources to upskill your workforce and keep up with industry trends
  • The importance of building a culture of continuous learning and development to promote employee growth and retention

The Presenters

Andy Andrews

Andy Andrews is a Director and Principal Consultant at Lexonis and has gained a wealth of experience by helping many notable public and private sector organisations to successfully implement skill and competency management programs.

Donald H Taylor

Donald H Taylor is a 30-year veteran of the learning, skills and human capital industries, with experience at every level from design and delivery to chairman of the board. He has chaired the Learning Technologies Conference in London since 2000.