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In an HR context, “competencies” means the skills and attributes of an individual that enables him or her to perform effectively at work.
Employers can use the skills, knowledge and behaviours possessed by employees to help improve levels of organisational performance.
3 Oct 2006
Property adviser GVA Grimley has introduced online psychometric tests to enhance its graduate recruitment process.
Each year the company receives...
7 Jun 2006
Job interview discrimination disadvantages ethnic minorities.
British Airways information chief calls for IT training to be integral part of all university courses
28 Mar 2006
Chairman of chief infomation officers board at E-Skills highlights need for essential IT skills.
18 Aug 2005
Differentiating between equally qualified candidates is the real challenge for employers, according to the CIPD.
9 Aug 2005
UK businesses are losing talented younger staff as uninspired 'stags' block their career paths.
26 Jul 2005
The European Personnel Selection Office (Epso), the body responsible for the recruitment of EU officials, is introducing computer-based testing to cope with the large number of candidates who want to join the organisation
26 Apr 2005
French pharmaceutical firm Galderma has introduced a competency scheme to tackle a generation gap between more experienced staff and younger...
22 Apr 2005
Network Rail has announced that it will employ almost 200 of the 5,000 Rover workers who have been made redundant.
6 Apr 2005
Security staff have been given until 5 June to gain licence to operate.
22 Mar 2005
Senior officer causes outrage over suicidal tendencies of Army's new recruits.
19 Nov 2004
Councils are facing a crisis in recruitment for regulatory services such as trading standards and environmental health, according to the...
17 Nov 2004
The Department of Trade and Indstry (DTI) will today launch its five-year programme putting science, innovation and technology at the...