qualification and competence

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Jun

Qualification and Competence

We have recently seen a round of debate on the suitability of a particular person’s credentials to head a ministry. This brings out the point that many HR managers grapple with: should organizations look for qualification or competence? It is true that a qualification is awarded to those who demonstrated certain degree of proficiency in a particular [...]

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 and think you are suitable for the job and apply! You may be called for an interview. After presenting your technical or functional knowledge, you think you have done well and[...]