Talent Frameworks

The Universal Language for Talent Management

TalentGuard’s Talent Frameworks offers a robust library of job and skill content. The library provides benchmarks across 3000+ job profiles and 2000+ skills spanning 19 core industries that have been curated and updated for 30+ years.

Standardized Taxonomy

A blueprint for your workforce with clear identification of specific functional and technical skills needed for jobs in your industry.

Accelerator Content

Best-practice content for each job and skill, including interview questions, coaching tips, development references and learning resources.


TalentGuard provides the confidence, content and coverage you need to jumpstart your transformation – leading to better results, faster.

Key Features

Talent Frameworks are comprised of the following categories​:


Our competency framework contains thousands of skills and jobs across 19 industry segments.

Job Content

Each job role includes a title, code, description, four primary responsibilities, and 4 levels of competency proficiency.

Job Families

Our library contains jobs organized and grouped by function and industry.

Competency Types

Contains many types of competencies including: Soft/Foundational, Leadership and Functional/Technical.

Proficiency Descriptors

Each competency comes standard with 21 or more behavioral statements across four to five levels of proficiency. This helps set clear expectations of what good looks like in specific job roles.

Learning References

Competencies are associate with suggested readings and training including experiential, web-based, group sessions and seminars.

Development Goals

Both quantitative and qualitative SMART development statements are provided to facilitate learning and development for employees.

Interview Questions

Interview questions are aligned to the competencies associated to the job role. This enables consistent selection over time for positions.

Coaching Tips

Provides managers with recommendations on methods to improve behavior and experiences that need to be shared.

TalentGuard’s software was the only product on the market capable of assessing our employees on our deep skill grids assessments.
- Harvey Greenberg, Chief of Staff and Head of Strategic Initiatives, Human Resources
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