Interviews usually concentrate on your experience or previous qualifications. However competence questions are becoming increasingly common. A competency based interviewer wants to know whether you have the right skills to take the position.
Over the last few years software to help organisations organise and manage the skill set of employees has emerged. Although still a small market, the number of available systems is increasing. Many organisations have found that the software has become an invaluable tool for recording, managing and reporting on staff competence.
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You might be familiar with certain interview types, for example telephone interviews or group interviews, but have you ever heard of competency-based interviews? Find out what they are and how to approach one.
A knowledgeable, skilled and well-trained workforce is critical to a company’s success. Improving competencies allows an organisation to remain adaptable and competitive, ultimately contributing to increased productivity and greater revenue.
Leaders have a big problem in the workplace – employees don’t trust them. Employees think competency, honesty, transparency and empathy are not too much to expect from leaders.
The scenario of having to complete an e-learning course around issues of health and safety is a familiar one to most employees. The course is usually a barrage of information that you have to try to absorb in one go and then complete some sort of test of what you have learned. Continue reading “A choice of competency or compliance” …
Effective competence management ensures that workflow is managed safely and in an efficient way, maximising productivity and ensuring workforce capability. A good quality Competence Management System (CMS) will bring real and lasting benefits to any oil and gas organisation.
Your skills aren’t enough to help you perform at your best. There’s another element critical to high performance.