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Achieving alignment between demand and supply of HRD competencies: How to identify and meet employer requirements

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 29 July 2019

Issue publication date: 29 July 2019

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

Preparation of students for professional roles in HRD should incorporate acquisition of various key competencies. However, misalignment can occur between academic programs and requirements of potential employers. Combined use of competency frameworks and content analysis of current job advertisements might help minimize such problems by enabling greater awareness of evolving trends and needs in the field.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.

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Citation

(2019), "Achieving alignment between demand and supply of HRD competencies: How to identify and meet employer requirements", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 27 No. 5, pp. 19-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-05-2019-0126

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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