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HR Glossary

HR terms frequently used by HR professionals.

Skill platform 

What is a skill platform?

A skill(s) platform is a software tool for training and keeping a record of employees’ skills.

What are some examples of skills platforms?

Below are commonly used skills platforms:

  • Udacity for career building
  • Pluralsight for data learning
  • Udemy for niche or specific topics
  • Skillshare for creative fields

What are the benefits of a skills platform?

Using an e-learning platform, employees can take control of their skills development. E-learning platforms are:

  • Less expensive than traditional classroom learning methods
  • Flexible to meet the needs of learners in terms of time and pace
  • Confidence-boosting, as employees can work and study at the same time
  • Able to provide career development opportunities

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