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Skills Gapping Process in the Health Care Setting

"Skills gapping" is a method used to fit training to the specific needs of the individual employee. Discuss the skills gapping process and how it can be applied to the health care setting.

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"Skills gapping" is a method used to fit training to the specific needs of the individual employee. Discuss the skills gapping process and how it can be applied to the health care setting.

"Skills gapping" is a matter of comparing supply and demand. Organizations determine the critical skills to each job (demand) and then assess people to determine the skills they possess (supply).

Most recruiters call this process "skills matching". They filter the candidates and any applicant with a high degree of match between skills desired and acquired is placed into the "keeper" pile.

Training administrators move further in this process. They become involved when an individual's skill inventory is not totally matched with the skill inventory needed to be successful in the current or upcoming job. They organize training courses categorized according to the skill/s addressed in the course.

If there is a gap or deficiency between the skills employees have and the ones they need to have, then the employee, or his manager, or training administrators can look at a list of specific training courses or events that ...

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The solution discusses the meaning of skills gapping and how skills gapping process can be applied to the health care setting. in 650 words.

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