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Central Index

Use Skilltype’s Central Index to access a global repository of over 11,000 trainings, jobs, and events.

A Central Index that works for you

Finding quality training opportunities for your staff can be like hunting for needles in an online haystack. Even when you find something promising, there’s the added challenge of determining its relevance, timeliness, and credibility. With so many options available, it’s essential to have a central index to streamline the selection process.

  • Provides a one-stop shop for curated training content.
  • Global repository features over 11,000 trainings, jobs, and events.
  • Allows your leadership team to bypass the tedious search process and focus on implementing strategic goals.

Hand-picked by real people

While our platform streamlines talent management with comprehensive data, the human touch remains indispensable. Our team of library professionals doesn’t just select resources.

  • Our dedicated library professionals constantly update and curate the platform’s offerings.
  • We vet each resource for its applicability, recency, and source reputation.
  • Empower your staff to acquire new skills and upskill effectively.
  • Accelerates staff professional development and ensures they are well-prepared to contribute to your library’s strategic objectives identified by the Needs Assessment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Skilltype’s talent platform uses real-time data to help information professionals and their teams identify, develop, and share expertise. The platform aggregates thousands of training resources, opportunities, and talent profiles of individuals, describing each with a controlled skills vocabulary to create a personalized career and organizational development experience.

Skilltype is used by library managers and their teams, along with communities, conference organizers, and vendors that train information professionals. Customers include libraries of all sizes ranging from 5 employees to 500 across North America, Europe, and Asia. Skilltype’s largest customers have thousands of data points being surfaced to help inform career pathways and organizational development strategy.

Skilltype indexes training resources and opportunities from over 100 conferences and training providers, enhances the records with our proprietary skills ontology, and delivers them to users through a personalized recommendation engine. We also partner with training providers who aim to grow and engage their communities using Skilltype’s tools.

Small libraries can be up and running in a day or two. Larger libraries may require more conversations and take up to a week or two. No implementation or professional services teams required. Just appoint a project manager to coordinate with our onboarding team on the timeline you set to roll it out across your organization.

Skilltype is priced on a per-employee basis. Most libraries sign annual or multi-year subscriptions, but we support shorter pilots for larger organizations with complex use cases. Skilltype also works with consortia to streamline your procurement process and offer discounts for Enterprise capabilities with additional features and premium support are available for organizations upon request. Contact us to get more details.

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