multi-skilling

multi-skilling

n
1. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the practice of training employees to do a number of different tasks
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The BIEN also emphasized that the burden of up-skilling and multi-skilling in order to become 'employable' come automation should not be passed on to the individual workers.
'It assures employers who are contributing levy, that their funds are secure and they can continue to utilise their contribution for the up-skilling, re-skilling and multi-skilling of their employees, apprentices, and trainees,' it said in a statement.
The aim of the Building, Maintenance, Multi-trade Repair & Refurbishment Operations (BMMRRO) qualification is to develop practical skills across a number of trades - and achieve a respected multi-skilling qualification at the end.
In another study (Chen & Wallace, 2011) conducted in luxury hotels in Taiwan, it was observed that through multi-skilling of front-line managers the service quality improved, high job satisfaction levels were attained accompanied with an increase in retention levels.
I was given all the practical skills and in this business there is a lot of multi-skilling.
For the third quarter 2016, the net income was USD16.7m, operating income was USD21.5m and operating margins were 15%, all of which were up from the second quarter of 2016 as the company's cost reduction, multi-skilling, and lab automation programmes continue to produce positive financial results.
This is not to be confused with the term, 'multi-skilling', but refers to the bringing together teams of Technicians, Engineers and Managers to see the total system with a greater synergy than ever before.
This requires us to carry out what many may view as cross-training or multi-skilling to ensure that we can send only one person to the problem.
(Right) |Jess Rickett, who is on Yorkshire Water's four-year multi-skilling apprentice scheme
One example highlighted is the benefits of multi-skilling staff so they can fulfill multiple roles and know the business and its products better.
5) Multi-skilling means acquiring several different skills ostensibly for multi-tasking and versatility.
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