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Competencies for Safety and Compliance: Reference to A Case Study

  Recently, the Canada West Foundation published an article titled, “Beyond the Rules: Moving Safety from Compliance to Competence.” The argument for implementation of competencies to develop a skilled workforce is long established. However, recently the argument for competencies to ensure …

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TCG’s Consulting Services

To meet the diverse needs of our clientele, The Competency Group offers three kinds of consulting services: 1> Organizational design, streamlining, and enhancement of workplace efficiency  This level of consulting is aimed at medium- to large-sized organizations that have a …

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The Value of Competency-Based Job Descriptions

This blog post will look upon a recent CBC article that speaks about how competencies are different from credentials and provide a basis for why implementing a competency-based HR strategy will benefit any organization. The article demonstrates a kind of dichotomy between …

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On the Value of Competency Assessment:  How Your Company Can Make and Save More Money

by Patrick Allen, Vice President of Strategy and Development We live in an empirical society.  What this means is that we use numbers in relation to specific concepts which are valued for offering evidence to support a claim. For instance, …

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How a Succession Planning Strategy Can Help Your Bottom Line

 by Patrick Allen, Vice President of Strategy and Development Succession planning is the process in which valuable insights, knowledge, and skills are captured from outgoing employees and shared with remaining or incoming ones. Why is this important for your business?  Often, the …

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Functional Competencies to Meet Compliance and Safety Guidelines

  Functional competencies are designed to ensure that someone is competent in a role with respect to the actual functions of the role. The difference between functional competencies and competencies as a blanket concept is that functional competencies are premised …

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Do you dread performance interviews? A free checklist for great competency interviews.

  Discussions about employee performance are often looked upon with dread by managers and employees alike. But this does not need to be so. Competency maps provide the basis for conducting meaningful discussions with employees about their performance. Everyone knows up …

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Are you an Effective Team Manager?

Teams and groups are an inevitable and natural part of the workplace.  Teams are great for getting work done, protecting people’s interests, and satisfying the social needs of individuals.  Teamwork can make a large and seemingly insurmountable task doable. As …

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Bad Standard Operating Procedures: What Your Business Is Risking

Standard operating procedures are meant to provide an organization or occupation with uniform performance and quality expectations for everyday tasks.  If standard operating procedures (SOPs) are poorly written, they are of little use to your employees. Bad standard operating procedures: …

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When On-the-job Training Backfires

On-the-job training – when done right – enables an employee to gain the skills they need to perform everyday job tasks.  But it does more than that!  On-the-job training lets an employee try out new skills within the context of …

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