HR 2025 Competency Framework
The HR 2025 Competency Framework identifies what it takes to be a modern and relevant HR Professional who drives business value across the full HR spectrum. It provides a tangible framework for performance management, skill gap analysis, upskilling, and provides a template for what the ideal (HR) organization will look like.
It is no longer enough to specialize in a single functional HR competency. HR Professionals need to become a generalist in four core HR competencies and a specialist in at least one functional competency.
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- Discover the 4 core competencies of T-shaped HR professionals
- Detailed information on the underlying constructs for each competency
- Clearly defined proficiency levels for each competency
What is an HR competency framework?
A competency is a cluster of skills, knowledge, and expertise needed to become efficient at performing a specific job.
The aggregate of competencies that are important to a particular role or (HR) function is what we call a competency model.
A competency model provides a tangible framework for performance management, skill gap analysis, and upskilling, and provides a template for what the ideal (HR) organization will look like.
How are HR competencies structured?
In this framework, a competency is split up into multiple constructs. Each construct consists of several (sub) dimensions.
For example, being data-driven is divided into two constructs: data literacy and analytics translator. Each of these constructs has (sub) dimensions. Sub dimensions of data literacy include the ability to read data, apply data, and communicate data.
Each dimension is scored on three proficiency levels, making it easy to assess the proficiency of individuals or groups.
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