Tag: competency

Managing One’s Own Competency and Professional Development in Tough Times

This is the sixth time I have been under-employed in my career. The oil price pendulum has that impact! To date, this is neither the longest nor toughest downturn, it just feels that way. Amazingly, however, some

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Seven Strategies to Embed a Competency Approach in Your Organization Successfully

The ultimate goal of a competency project is to design and deliver a targeted learning and development plan that will lead to a fully competent workforce. IHRDC has learned many lessons around what works and what does not in the development and

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Launching a New Industry Standard: The SPE Competency Management Tool

The oil and gas industry has focused on building and implementing competency management systems and processes for decades – most notably, following

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Changing Nature and Use of Workforce Competence in the Oil and Gas Industry

Recently I was privileged to represent IHRDC at the International Petroleum Technology Conference in Kuala Lumpur as a co-author of a paper on this topic. “Competence” is the combination of awareness, knowledge, skills, and attitude that an individual must

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