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Skills-Based Hiring Toolkits

At a Glance

Time-saving toolkits include a skills-based job posting, interview questions, and onboarding plans.

Practices & Centers

Are you tired of sifting through stacks of resumes and struggling to find the right candidates for your open positions? Adopting a skills-based approach to hiring can save you time and ensure you find the perfect fit for your team. To help guide you through this process, we have developed a set of comprehensive Skills-Based Hiring Toolkits. In these 11 carefully curated toolkits, we identified roles that can be open to candidates without a degree and offer opportunities for career advancement. 


What’s Included? 

Each Skills-Based Hiring Toolkit contains valuable resources that will help you transform your hiring strategy as you: 

  • Gain a deep understanding of applying skills-based practices 
  • Craft a compelling job posting tailored to the specific role you’re hiring for, highlighting the essential skills needed for the role 
  • Conduct effective interviews with our expertly crafted interview questions, directly aligned with the skills outlined in the job posting 
  • Assess candidates’ skills accurately using our assessment template, providing valuable insights into their capabilities 
  • Streamline the onboarding process with our customizable template, featuring activities tied to the specific skills required for the role 


Flexible and Versatile 

The toolkits can be adapted to your unique needs. Whether you’re an HR professional, a hiring manager, or simply interested in adopting a skills-based approach, these toolkits will get you on the road to more intentional skills-based hiring practices. 

Don’t let your hiring methods hold you back from finding exceptional talent. Embrace the power of skills-based hiring with these user-friendly toolkits and take the first step toward unlocking a world of potential for your organization. 

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Jobs for the Future (JFF) is a national nonprofit that drives transformation of the U.S. education and workforce systems to achieve equitable economic advancement for all.