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  • Top 5 reasons to make sure your competencies are optimized

    Top 5 reasons to make sure your competencies are optimized

    The approach you take to design and implementing a competency framework can make or break a talent management strategy. Here are the top reasons to make sure your competencies are optimized:

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  • The imperatives of successful competency management

    The imperatives of successful competency management

    In this blog post we’ll cover the main results from Brandon Hall Group’s competency planning and management research, and outline some key competency effectiveness statistics.

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  • Closing the growing skills gap

    Closing the growing skills gap

    One of the most pressing issues in the workplace today is lengthy job vacancies due to an increasing talent gap. This is a problem that needs to be solved in order to improve organizational efficiency

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  • These competencies separate top sellers from the pack

    These competencies separate top sellers from the pack

    Almost every company in the world has salespeople in one way or another, and it is important to consider why some are successful, while others struggle. In other words, what makes a good salesperson?

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  • Crucial competencies in the fourth industrial revolution

    Crucial competencies in the fourth industrial revolution

    The world in which we live and work in is changing at an unprecedented pace. Leading experts from around the globe are predicting that we are on the brink of the fourth industrial revolution and...

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  • Is there a difference between skills & competencies?

    Is there a difference between skills & competencies?

      I am often asked “what’s the difference between skills and competencies?” In this article, I define the term “competency” and break it down into its key parts: knowledge, skills and abilities....

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  • Single versus multi-level competencies. What’s the difference?

    Single versus multi-level competencies. What’s the difference?

    While competencies are widely used to manage talent, there is still confusion around the different types of competency content available.

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  • What’s the difference between role profiles and job profiles?

    What’s the difference between role profiles and job profiles?

    Competency profiles are the foundation on which all competency-based activities are built, because they identify the specific competencies and proficiency levels that define success. This makes...

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  • Supporting greater customer experiences

    Supporting greater customer experiences

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  • Real-life competency stories: How innovative organizations are using and implementing competencies.

    Real-life competency stories: How innovative organizations are using and implementing competencies.

    As a Competency Consultant with HRSG, I have the pleasure of working with a number of our clients to help them launch their competency initiatives. Reflecting back on 2016, there were three...

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  • Out with the old, in with the new. Latest trends in employment testing and assessment.

    Out with the old, in with the new. Latest trends in employment testing and assessment.

    The world of employment testing and assessment has historically been dominated by aptitude, personality, job knowledge and cognitive ability tests designed to assess an individual’s fit within an...

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  • Why Use Technical Competencies

    Why Use Technical Competencies

    What are technical competencies? Technical competencies describe the application of knowledge and skills needed to perform effectively in a specific role or group of jobs in the organization. They...

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  • Top 5 reasons to use competencies

    Top 5 reasons to use competencies

    Why are so many organizations choosing to adopt competency-based HR systems?

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  • Best Practices for Developing Competency-based Job Profiles

    Best Practices for Developing Competency-based Job Profiles

    Competency profiles are the foundation of any competency-based initiative. Articulating competencies and proficiency levels at the job level brings greater focus and continuity to the entire...

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  • How to create a competency-based job profile

    How to create a competency-based job profile

    Competencies are the building blocks for competency-based talent management, but to become a useful tool, they need to be part of competency-based job profiles. Competency-based job profiles...

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  • Using competencies to enhance workplace diversity

    Using competencies to enhance workplace diversity

    The business case for diversity is clear: diverse workplaces are happier, more innovative, and more profitable. While there’s no quick solution for building diversity in the workplace, integrating...

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  • 3 essential sales competencies

    3 essential sales competencies

    The way companies sell to their customers has changed dramatically in recent years, and strong networking skills, sales technique, and product knowledge are no longer enough to guarantee success....

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  • Video: The Importance of Defining Behaviors

    Video: The Importance of Defining Behaviors

    Join Christine Lamothe in her premier ‘Competency Minute‘, where she discusses the importance of defining employee behaviors and the direct impact on organizational results. View this short video...

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    Competency Minute: The Importance of Defining Behaviors

    Join Christine Lamothe in her premier ‘Competency Minute‘, where she discusses the importance of defining employee behaviors and the direct impact on organizational results.

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  • 4 essential new marketing competencies

    4 essential new marketing competencies

    As little as 10 years ago, media such as direct mail and billboards might have been a marketer’s best friend. While analog channels are still part of the mix, the digital revolution has created...

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