Creating a framework

A collection of articles walking you through how to get started on Progression, including how to create skills, positions and teams.

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17 articles in this collection
Written by Jonny Burch and Meg Traynier
The Basics

How many skills should I have in my framework?

A guide as to why eight - twelve skills per role is the sweet spot for frameworks.
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Why involving your team from the start is key to successful framework building

The importance of collaborating on building frameworks to their short and long term success
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How to write skills for your career progression framework

A guide on the process for writing skills for a career progression framework
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How do I decide what job titles I should use in my framework?

A walk through of choosing job title structures, with the pros and cons of typical approaches
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What's the purpose of skill categories and how might they help me?

A walk through of why Progression uses different categories such as Core, and Craft, to distinguish between skills
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Why do I need hierarchy within my team?

A discussion of the importance of hierarchy within a team in order to provide progression opportunities
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How do I use Progression's content to build my framework?

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Written by Meg Traynier
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What are parallel tracks? And do I need them?

A explanation of why you might provide different routes of progression within a single team
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