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By Steve Trautman October 17, 2018

Bridging Generations

5 ways to End Bickering and Ensure Knowledge Transfer

While overseeing a knowledge transfer project at a nuclear power plant, I worked with a veteran employee who was adamant that his young apprentice did not have enough experience to be trusted with critical...

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By Steve Trautman August 31, 2018
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Topics: knowledge transfer

By Steve Trautman August 31, 2018

Talent Risk Management in Manufacturing

Tips for Hiring, Onboarding & Knowledge Transfer

Steve Trautman was recently interviewed by Acuity Insurance’s manufacturing guru, Michael S., for a series of blog posts on hiring, onboarding new employees, and knowledge transfer.

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By Sonja Gustafson July 19, 2018
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Topics: Talent Risk Management, knowledge transfer

By Sonja Gustafson July 19, 2018

Knowledge Transfer is Power

 

This month, Steve is featured in HR Professional magazine about how to manage your talent risk during waves of retiring Boomers and other losses of key talent.

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By Sonja Gustafson July 9, 2018
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Topics: 5-hour rule, enterprise risk management, what is a pacer, do you have who it takes

By Sonja Gustafson July 9, 2018

5 Years In 30 Days

Capturing & Transferring the Expertise of a Chief Software Architect

A while back, one of our clients, a global provider of automation and information solutions, learned that one of their key employees was giving his 30-day notice. This employee – I’ll call him Luis – was a...

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By Steve Trautman June 28, 2018
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Topics: Knowledge Silo Matrix (KSM), Knowledge Transfer Planning, Emergency Knowledge Transfer (EKT), Consistency in a Workforce, Skill Development Plan (SDP), 20 Test Questions

By Steve Trautman June 28, 2018

Poach Proof: Make Sure Your Top Talent Gets the Big Picture

Alex, the general manager of a factory in Wisconsin, recently told me that he goes to new employee orientations to deliver two messages: Thank you for choosing us and please, please, don’t quit before...

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By Steve Trautman June 27, 2018
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Topics: managing talent risk, employee retention

By Steve Trautman June 27, 2018

How CIOs can Harness the Power of Interns

I recently wrote a blog post, Interns: Ambassadors or Assassins for Your Employment Brand?, where I explored five steps to turn interns into true ambassadors for your brand.

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By Steve Trautman June 5, 2018
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Topics: interns

By Steve Trautman June 5, 2018

Are You There Yet?

3 Ways to Increase Knowledge Sharing & Speed Up Your Big Move

As a kid, did you ever take family road trips? What were they like? I remember sitting in the way back of my parents’ station wagon, sweating in the summer heat as we drove to visit some distant cousin. My...

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By Steve Trautman May 30, 2018
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Topics: knowledge transfer, apprentice, Skill Development Plan (SDP)

By Steve Trautman May 30, 2018
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