Frontier Signal News & Insights

Tips on How to Expand Your Skills and Stay Relevant in the Workforce

Posted by Patty Kappmeyer on Jan 28, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Changes in the workplace are accelerating at an unprecedented pace.  The average shelflife of technical skill is shrinking ( research by the World Economic Forum estimates that the half-life of professional skill is just five years).   At WEF’s annual meeting in Davos this month, the research presented suggests that: 

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Topics: Future of Work, Careers, learning and development

Frontier Signal  to Compete in Premier Global Competition for Emerging Companies that “Bend the Arc of Human Potential”

Posted by Patty Kappmeyer on Jan 21, 2020 9:00:00 AM

 

 

New York, New York  -- JANUARY 15, 2020 -- Frontier Signal was announced as one of the Elite 200 companies who will compete in the GSV Cup and will now present at the 2020 ASU GSV Summit. The ASU GSV Summit gathers leaders in government, education, and work advancing social and economic mobility by bending the arc of human potential through innovation. Three companies will be chosen as finalists during the Summit, receiving a prize package of $250,000 in cash and $100,000 in Google Cloud credits.

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Topics: Talent Acquisition, Skills Gaps, Future of Work, Job Fit, Careers

A Conversation with Darin Hartley: Biggest Challenges Facing L&D Departments

Posted by Patty Kappmeyer on Jan 9, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Darin Hartley is Vice President of Business Development and Solution Architecture at Frontier Signal. Darin Hartley has worked in the training industry for 30 years and has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Corporate Training and Training Management. Previously he has worked at BICSI, The Janus Experience, LLC, Intrepid Learning, Inc., and Intrepid Learning Solutions, Inc., ASTD (now ATD), Dell, Lockheed Martin, General Physics, and the US Navy. Darin has presented previously at ISPI International, ASTD International, the ASTD Technical Skills Training Conference, and many others on a variety of topics. He has keynoted for national and international learning and training conferences for a variety of organizations.He has authored articles for T+D, Technical & Skills Training, and WorkForce Magazines. Darin has written four books including his most recent, 10 Steps to Successful Social Networking for Business, published in April 2010 (ASTD Press). Darin is a 2014 ASTD CPLP Fellow award winner.

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Topics: Skills Gaps, Future of Work, Inner Mobility, Job Fit, Interview, learning and development

Visualization of Career Paths and the Future of Work

Posted by Patty Kappmeyer on Dec 6, 2019 9:43:30 AM

This blog post delves into innovative ways that data is used to visualize career paths and the future of work.  Individuals - from college students and recent grads to professionals whose skills are becoming obsolete or those looking to switch careers - struggle with a lack of transparency and subjectivity surrounding career education and decisions. Interactive data visualization is a powerful tool that invites exploration and is perfectly suited to address this challenge.

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Topics: Labor Market Information (LMI), Future of Work, Careers, Visualization

5 Resources to Help You Embrace Progressive Talent Management Practices

Posted by Patty Kappmeyer on Nov 19, 2019 10:30:00 AM

Picture1What are progressive companies doing when their existing talent management organization is not meeting the evolving needs of employees? What transformative practices can unleash human potential, create value and ultimately drive revenue in an organization?

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Topics: Talent Acquisition, Future of Work

Close It Summit 2019: Close Gaps in Fit and Skills at Business Speed

Posted by Patty Kappmeyer on Nov 14, 2019 10:01:04 AM

 

Frontier Signal founder and CEO Nelson Rockefeller and Darin Hartley, VP of Business Development and Solution Architecture, engaged with thought leaders and practitioners from HR, technology, policy, education and founders at the 2019 Close It Summit. The theme of this year’s summit was Critical Shift\ Work. Learn. Tech. with a focus on technologies that can bridge gaps in skills and learning to prepare individuals and employers for the future of work. Business leaders are challenged with orchestrating how new technology tools powered by AI can be used to find and train employees that will create the next generation of products and services to meet customer expectations. Identifying, retaining and developing the strongest workforce is now inextricably linked to a company’s growth and revenue.

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Topics: Talent Acquisition, Skills Gaps, Future of Work, Inner Mobility, Job Fit

Resources to Understand the Future of Work

Posted by Patty Kappmeyer on Nov 12, 2019 6:00:00 AM

Four Free Resources to Demystify the Future Work Megatrend

For any HR, L&D professional or business leader reading the news today, the future of work is a trending headline. It is a broad phrase that encompasses topics such as:

  • reskilling employees for future job roles
  • increasing inner mobility and retaining in-house talent
  • upskilling is the future of the L&D
  • understanding the shifting demand for workplace skills driven by AI and automation
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Topics: Talent Acquisition, Skills Gaps, Future of Work