To explain first what benchmarking is, takes us back to the ‘father of scientific management’ Frederick Taylor (1856-1915) an American Mechanical Engineer who started his […]
Reviewing progress toward personal and professional objectives and amend the personal and professional development plan in the light of feedback received from others
This may seem obvious but theres no point having a well developed PDP in place if you are not going to regularly monitor and review […]
Obtaining feedback on your performance from a range of valid sources.
Considering a variety of different ways you can obtain feedback on yourself and your performance from colleagues, peers and stats
Take advantage of development opportunities made available by professional networks or professional bodies
This is probably one of my favourite posts…. FREE stuff ! Who doesn’t like freebies. When it comes to learning there is a world of […]
Personal and professional Development planning within budget and timescale
Theres a lot to be said about time management and commitment. We all like to start with positive good intentions and enthusiasm to set our […]
How to create a personal and professional development plan that is consistent with business needs and personal objectives
Its really useful firstly if you read my post on skills gap analysis as this helps provide the basis for a development in terms of […]
How to use a Skills Gap Analysis to Identify current and future likely skills, knowledge and experience.
Learn how to complete a Skills Gap Analysis along with the uses of it and a template to guide you through
The basis on which types of development actions are selected
There are a few things to consider when choosing the right development action suitable for our personal and professional needs. We will first have a […]
The benefits of personal and professional development
Breaking down some of the benefits to personal and professional development for both individual and organisation
Evaluate your own current and future personal and professional development needs relating to the role, the team and the organisation.
A guide to understanding how to improve on skills and create the basis for completing a Skills Gap Analysis