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Competency Assessment

"Everybody is a Genius. But If You Judge a Fish by Its Ability to Climb a Tree, It Will Live Its Whole Life Believing that It is Stupid"

Competency assessment encompasses a holistic approach to employee performance, including the measurement of knowledge, skills, abilities, behaviours, and values. This helpsan organisation to understand the characteristics of an individual and identify the professional and personal characteristics needed for high performance in a given job role. Competency assessment also helps managers to identify desired behaviours and compare them to actual behaviours exhibited by their employees on the job.

The most excellent business people make sure they're aware about the achievements of their employees and their levels of performance. With the correct information of their competency in the form of their strength and weaknesses you can match your employees to the right jobs so that everyone can perform at their best. Competency assessment also provides the evidence for the need for learning and development of an employee

Accomplishment of any job depends on having the right individuals in the right jobs at the right time. In absence of appropriate competency mapping for the employees, employers fail to realize the full value of their employees and the objective of the business. This also impacts succession planning and talent management practices as the probability of having improper person-job fitment gets quite high.

Competency assessment helps in rewarding employees which improves their engagement, enhances their satisfaction levels and assist in retention of employees. It is an inevitable prediction that happy employees are essential to the long term success of any organization. This also encourages the employees to go an extra mile for their extra efforts; it builds teamwork and even cohesiveness in employees.

There are numerous reasons why an organisation should invest in competency assessment. Some of these include:

  • Improve business performance, productivity and efficiency
  • Improvement in employees' skills and knowledge for their current job role
  • Increasing employees' generic skills- employability skills or key competencies
  • Organisational development - fostering of shared attitudes and organisational values
  • Talent management and succession planning
  • Employee career development

Our experts in competency assessment help your organisation understand what your employees could achieve through capability assessments at all job levels. An educational institute was benefitted through a customised and disguised way of Competency assessment conducted by our specially trained professionals. This helped the organisation in understanding the behavioural aspects of their employees and establishment of training need analysis which increased the employee productivity by 25%.

For an organisation in retail sector, we developed a skills matrix to illustrate the competence held by employees within a team so that there is a clear demarcation of employee roles and responsibilities.

This helped the organisation in the understanding, develop, deployment and tracking of its employees and their knowledge, skills and attitudes.

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