Use of psychometric tools in HR

Psychometric tool is not a new concept in HR, we have been listening these word for pretty long. These tools help in understanding the individuals’ mental capabilities and behavioural style and also identify the hidden aspects of an individual that are difficult to extract from a face-to-face interaction. But a word of caution is these tests only [...]

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Understanding Competency Framework

In the previous post, we understood  with an example what is competency and the need of skill, knowledge and attitude to become competent. Lets understand how organizations use competency framework. How do organisations use competency framework? Organisations that use competency based Human Resources practices will have a competency framework (a set of competencies that enable superior performance) for each role.[...]

What is competency?

"The word `competency' is a lot more technical in HR parlance than mere qualification." You see a job advertisement; you read the required qualifications and experience; you think you are suitable for the job and apply! You may be called for an interview and you present your technical or functional knowledge; you think you have done well[...]