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Types of competencies

There are many types of competencies that can help you align your human capital initiatives with your business goals and strategies. Whether your needs are broad or specific, ITG can provide a competencies solution that’s right for you.

Business – General business knowledge and skills.

Individual – Knowledge, abilities and behaviors that result in an individual’s personal effectiveness and effective interactions with others.

Functional – Job specific, i.e. “technical” to the particular job competencies.

Core – General competencies that have been defined for everyone in the organization.

Leadership – Competencies specific to leadership roles.

Management – Competencies specific to management or supervisory roles and are generally more task oriented than leadership competencies.

To learn more about the different types of competencies and which ones may be right for your business, request an ITG Competencies consultation today.

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