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Use Inventory to create a real-time dashboard of your community’s skills and interests.

Discover the full spectrum of your library staff’s capabilities with Skilltype’s Inventory

A feature designed to give you a full view of your Team’s skills, product experience, and learning interests. Unlike the Talent Audit, which focuses solely on alignment between staff capabilities and organizational priorities, the Inventory provides a complete table view of all skill-related data. This is not just a data table; it’s a dynamic resource that empowers you to make data-driven decisions, optimizing both individual growth and organizational excellence.

  • Quickly browse and identify skills and expertise within your organization.
  • Useful for project allocation and gauging team interests.
  • Tailored data to meet managerial needs.
  • Data is downloadable as a CSV file.
  • Enables further analysis and integration into workflows.

Maximizing organizational potential

By providing a panoramic view of your team’s capabilities, it serves as a catalyst for growth, efficiency, and innovation. But what truly sets it apart are the tangible benefits it brings to the table:

  • By ensuring every project is matched with the right skills, resource allocation becomes optimized, leading to greater efficiency and higher success rates.
  • Identifying skill gaps allows for targeted training investments, positioning your team at the forefront of industry standards.
  • Keeping a pulse on your team’s evolving skills and interests helps in future-proofing your organization, preparing you for upcoming industry challenges.

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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