HR Glossary


Competency is a set of skills found in an individual that helps self and the company alike in achieving their goals. One may be called competent if they possess knowledge, acquired skill sets to go with their knowledge, attitude, social skills and physical attributes.

Competency in employees is vital for every workforce to flourish well. Highly competent people make the workplace energetic, lively and driven. Such environments help in higher ROI and attract talent from outside. Competency helps in making a work culture and is the soul source behind a man’s success.