What to know to grow: Competencies as the missing link to effective career development

Nov 30, 2017 10:04:56 AM / by The HR Trove by Willis Towers Watson posted in competencies, career development

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Career advancement is important. Really important. In fact, both employees and companies rank career advancement opportunities among the top three drivers of attraction and retention (2016 Willis Towers Watson Global Workforce and Global Talent Management & Rewards Studies – U.S.).

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Beyond skills: Why Competencies are Important as Your Organization Grows

Nov 8, 2017 5:15:51 PM / by Charleen Maher Ph.D. posted in Training, competencies, competentencies; career development

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Employees rank the opportunity to learn new skills among the top five drivers of attraction and retention (2016 Willis Towers Watson Global Workforce Study – U.S.). What does this really mean for organizations? If you think about the many jobs and functions of an organization, and break down all of the possible skills associated with those jobs, you could end up with an overwhelming list of hundreds of things to develop, measure and manage.

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