Defining employee competencies is an inherent part of goal management.
Organizations use competencies to link goals to an employee’s individual performance so that they know what skills and knowledge they need to develop to achieve their objectives.
Creating a competency framework enables companies to:
Measure the expertise of the workforce to make sure it leads your company to success
Hire and select personnel more effectively
Define skill gaps and weaknesses
Evaluate performance in a more efficient manner
Provide targeted training and development courses
Plan employee succession
As you can see, it is essential to set up a relevant competency framework in the company and make sure that it is followed by the employees.
How to create a competency framework, you ask? With a Performance module of Lanteria HR, you can easily define competency requirements for different job roles. These requirements will be displayed in the employee competencies, easy to find, and track. The percentage of requirements met and their total score are calculated automatically, saving both employee and manager’s time.
HR staff can find an employee with the required skillset, certificates, or training, and obtain comprehensive analytical information on the employee competencies, which helps HR staff make informed decisions about hiring, retention, and planning employee succession.
For each job role, the system stores the detailed job profile descriptions that are also a part of the framework and can be referred to by all the employees. This creates transparency and links employee personal performance to the performance of the entire company.