Tag: Competencies


Jul

10

2017
Do You Really Need Performance Appraisals?

Do You Really Need Performance Appraisals?

Last week, I met with a prospective client to discuss an HR consulting proposal that included building and implementing a performance management framework, among other things. During our discussion, the client mentioned that he recently read articles online about companies removing performance appraisals and asked why I included performance management in my proposal. This conversation has come up on multiple occasions and I think that...

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Aug

01

2016
How to Select Psychometric Assessments for Your Company

How to Select Psychometric Assessments for Your Company

Psychometric assessments have been around for a very long time and are quickly gaining traction in the Middle East. Companies mainly use psychometric assessments for screening candidates during recruitment and for identifying development areas in their employees. With so many psychometric assessments in the market today, it can be very difficult for a company to select the best tools for its specific needs. Psychometric assessments...

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Jun

24

2016
Competencies: What Are They and Why Are They Important?

Competencies: What Are They and Why Are They Important?

We hear a lot of clichés about why a business succeeds: Efficiency, productivity, cost consciousness, innovation, and the list goes on. Success is driven by people within each and every company. But for a company to achieve success, its current and future employees must have the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) needed to outperform the competition and stay relevant in today’s fierce market. In other...

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