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    Talent management made fun and easy – encourage employees to share their skills and manage your corporate talents

    Talent management made fun and easy – encourage employees to share their skills and manage your corporate talents

    Create your talents database

    Share your skills and receive endorsements

    Endorse your collegues

    All employees’ shared skills and endorsements are collected to a searchable database of talents. Use additional filters to narrow down search results to the very specific skills needed.

    Inspire your employees to share their skills to help colleagues and receive their personal recognition of expertise.

    Skill Finder macro displays skills profile of a user, chosen by adjustable algorithm of user rotation, and allows one-click endorsement of a user’s skills. You can place these banners on any confluence pages.

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    Skill Finder add-on provides a platform for Enterprise-wide talent management. By encouraging employees to share their skills in Confluence profiles, give endorsements to each other, send and accept requests for help or advise in particular areas, Skill Finder add-on thus implements crowd-populated skills management database for a whole Company.

    Major features include:

    • Skill Search macro to quickly find experts by their skills
    • Extensive skill search result filters
    • Share skills in your Confluence profile
    • Endorse other users for their skills
    • Receive endorsements for your skills
    • Skill Finder macro shows randomly selected users with endorsable skills on Confluence page of your choice
    • Restrict adding skills to Master List (optional)
    • Master List administration: add and edit skills
    • Request skill-related help from other users
    • Accept/decline help requests

    Find out more at Luxoft Skill Finder page.

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    by Thomas Krause on 2017-02-14
    It's 2017 and we have CQL in Confluence since a while. I'd like to see the skills finder merged into the system search page in Confluence. Skills would be a content type and all dimensions (locations, departments, skills...) would be available CQL dimensions. Furthermore most of the Skill Finder UI still looks a bit un-confluency... We are interested in adding some reputation based comeptence features to our Confluence instance and we would be interested in knowing more about where you want to move this plugin to in the next 1..2 years. Thanks.
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    Luxoft

    Dear Thomas,

    Thank you for your review and valuable proposals. We're going to start major update for Skill Finder soon. Right now we're planning the update backlog and your proposals will surely be considered. Our global strategy for Skill Finder remains focused on further product development and support.

    If you have any further ideas about Skill Finder features and improvements please kindly submit to our service desk portal (the link is in Support section) or just email us to sf@luxoft.atlassian.net. We will appreciate all your ideas.

    Best regards,

    Gleb Oblomskiy

    by Solarev Sergey on 2016-09-09
    This is very nice plugin. Especially after last update
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    by Optimisation TFO on 2016-06-22
    Hello, This is a very good idea, and an interesting plug-in, but it is buggy. I gave it a rating of "2 stars" because of the bugs, making it almost impossible to roll-out in a production environment. However, without the bugs, it would be a "4 stars", because it is a much needed feature within Confluence. Is this plug-in still supported ? I created a ticket on the Luxoft portal, and nothing. All other opened tickets have not been updated since April 20, 2 months ago. Please advise. Regards, Christian Brien
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    Luxoft

    Hi, Christian,

    Thank you for your interest towards our plugin.Sorry for delay, we had major internal release.

    Now we started work on ticket you reported, will update timely.

    by Evgeny Victorov on 2015-12-09
    Hi, I find the plugin overall useful. However, it has some limitations: (1 - UPD: fixed) external support process is weak as JIRA isn't accessible for adding issues; (2 - UPD: have created a feature request) a specific person' skills macro could be useful but there's no such macro yet; (3) skills are not searchable via unified Confluence' search. Would rate as 4* when this would be fixed.
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    Luxoft

    Hi, Evgeny. Thank you for the feedback.

    (1) We fixed our feedback process, now customers may add issues by the link: https://luxoft.atlassian.net/secure/Dashboard.jspa

    (2) Currently specific peron's skills may be found in a personal profile. On the other hand, macros is available which shows skills for persons, changing in time. Please share a case with us to show a single user's skills by macros.

    (3) That's a great case and we added it in the backlog

    by Karel Burda on 2015-08-19
    Works fine w/ v5.8.5 but there is a glitch with avatars displaying in found results and user-endorse macro. They are too large to fit the space. Does not look pretty. Hope it will be fixed soon, please.
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    Luxoft

    Hi, Karel! Thank you for your feedback. Please check our upgraded version of add-on: there is a lot of improvements.

    Regarding glitch with avatars you mention: we are displaying the avatar pics provided by Confluence as is. Does this glitch appear only inside of Skill Finder? Could you please share with us a screenshot to our e-mail: atlassian@luxoft.com We’ll be glad to investigate the issue and help.

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    Versions

    Version 2.1.12 Confluence Server 5.8.8 - 6.3.3 Released 2017-04-26

    Summary

    Skill Finder is now compatible with Confluence 6.3

    Installation

    1. Log into your Confluence instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Atlassian Marketplace. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Skill Finder via search. The appropriate app version appears in the search results.
    5. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Skill Finder. You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Skill Finder begins to download.
    6. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
    7. Click Apply license. If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your Confluence instance.

    To find older Skill Finder versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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