This measure calculates the average number of days it takes to close an identified skill or capability gap through training for an operational workers/office staff employee (i.e. those who do not have any management responsibility). It is part of a set of Cycle Time measures that help companies analyze the duration of the process "develop and train employees" from beginning to end.
Cycle time in days to close an identified skill or capability gap through training for an operational worker/office staff employee
Cycle time is the total time from the beginning of the process to the end. This includes both time spent actually performing the process and time spent waiting to move forward.
Full-time Employee, Part-time Employee, and Temporary Employee
For the purpose of this survey, a regular full-time employee is hired for an indefinite period of time and is normally scheduled to work forty hours per week. Appointment is continuous, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding.
For the purpose of this survey, a regular part-time employee is hired for an indefinite period of time and is scheduled to work less than forty hours per week.
A temporary employee is employed for a finite period of time, to fulfill a time-limited role, or to fill the role of a permanent employee who is absent from work. The length of time an employee can work for the organization and be considered a temporary employee may be governed by employment legislation.