My employer is looking for a tool to manage employee's skills and jobs, and has asked me to look for some existing Open Source options. So far, I've had very little success and was wondering if the KDE community could help...
The need is to be able to define things like this:
- A "Skill" describes a Tool, a Process or a Method. Some basic examples : "C++ Development", "Scrum Methodology", "Open Office Calc"
- A "Skill" has a category ("CAD", "Development", "Project Management"...)
- An employee has an expertise level for each skill, ranging from 1 (very basic knowledge) to 5 (intergalactic guru)
- A Job requires several skills, each with a minimum expertise level
The idea is to have a better management of employees knowledge, as well as allowing HRs to understand more what is required to perform a job (typically during recruitment).
I've been investigating some options, but none so far seem to have what we need:
- OrangeHRM comes very close, but has no Skill Categorization, and does not allow to link Skills with Jobs. Code seems extremely complex (at least to me ), so customization could be difficult...
- Some ERP solutions could maybe do this (project-open, OpenERP, OpenBravo...) but they are built to cover a much wider field, and end up being far too complex for this basic need.
Does anyone know something simple to handle this ? If not, we can still extend one of our internal tools (built on Groovy), or develop a new one, but this is a good opportunity to start putting some Open Source thinking in this company... If we have to develop our own, I'll try to push to make it under an Open Source licence.