The profile in Cinode is the internal skills account for all employees and where they will add all their skills. An employee or a manager is able to add skills to the employee's profile.

The skills in Cinode are important and will make every employee;

  • searchable in Cinode for employees and managers

  • visible in a skills report for employees and managers

  • matched for assignments in sales purposes for managers

  • visible in a Skill sets report for all managers

  • Visible in an export file for administrators

Scroll down to read about searching, using skills reports, matching for roles, using skill sets, and exporting.

Skills is the keywords of your assignments in the profile and all employees will tag skills under each description of the assignments.

To make it easier for the employees to work with their skills the manager can

  • instruct all employees to add skills in all their assignments,

  • inform the employees what skills to tag and what categories the manager deem important for business. Essential categories may differ depending on what industry you are working in.

  • define roles so that the employees can use the same notion of roles.

  • decide a minimum number of how many skills should be added to an assignment.

When working with the skills you have 3 important steps;

1.Add the skills under each assignment

2. Select the level of the skills in the skills block

3. Favourite mark your skills

An extra and important step is to add a Dream assignment to your overview. The dream assignment will also be shown when matching for roles in sales purposes. In this way, the employees will have a bigger opportunity to work with what they really want.

How to work with skills and the three steps;

Step 1. Add Skills

When adding skills a recommended way is to think of categories and tag for example what,

  • Roles they had in the assignments, for example, Project Manager or Java Developer

  • The industry they worked with, for example, Telecom or Retail

  • Techniques used

  • Methods and Processes you used,

  • Tools you used etc.

2. Select levels for your skills. Once you have added the skills under the assignments they will be listed in the Skills block.

Watch this video about how to add level to the skills;

3. Favourite mark your skills by clicking on the star next to the skills.

In this way, you will show your passion for what skill you are interested in. This will also be shown when matching for roles for your managers.

Employees can and should use the help of their supervisors when reading through their profiles to ensure that the quality of the content is up to standards, based on the competencies/categories the organization has defined as relevant. When working together the estimation of the consultant's own skill level can be verified. Change comes from the top so get your leaders on board. Without their help, push and support it will be a great challenge to get relevant data into the system. Supervisors should make sure to get educated in the system to better be able to help their employees.

Cinode’s skill categories

Cinode categorizes skills. When you have added a skill to your assignments, it is categorized and linked together with a master synonym if there is one. The categories available in Cinode are standard and can not be changed.

Searching function

The searching function is visible to all employees and managers. If an employee for example is working with an assignment and they are looking for a specific skill then the employee can search to see if someone in the same organization has this skill and also what level

Skills report

The Skill report is visible to all employees and managers. With the skills report you can view a report of all the skills if you organisation.

Matching function

The matching function is for the manager in sales purposes.

Skill sets report is visible to all managers. With the Skill set report you can analyze the internal skill supply and get a clear overview of the skill levels of your employees and subcontractors.

With this data, you can check that you have the right combination of skills based on your assignments, customers, and needs. Further, you can make the right strategic decisions regarding competence-enhancing, as well as recruitment, initiatives.

Skills Exports

Exports can be visible by a person with the "Admin" rights and they always have the opportunity to export a list of all tagged skills in the system via Administration –> Data -> Competencies under the profile section.

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