HR Competency Model Template

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HR Competency Model Template

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HR Competency Model Template

Creating an HR competency model is one of the first crucial steps toward upskilling your HR organization. No clue where to start? We have created a template that will help you create your own competency model for Human Resources. Feel free to use our template in any way that will make your job easier.

Fill out the form to download the Excel template:

  • Build an HR competency model for your organization
  • Select from common pre-defined HR competencies
  • Customize with your own competencies
  • Define current and desired proficiency level per competency
  • Easy to use in Google Sheets or Excel

How to use the template and how to apply it to your organization.

The HR competency model

The HR competency tool helps you define key competencies for each of the HR functions, or across functions with similar learning requirements using our clustering approach. The template is designed to help organizations define and prioritize the competencies that will upskill and develop their HR teams.

Core HR and function-specific competencies

The template is structured to list both core human resources and function-specific competencies. Core HR competencies are those essential competencies that everyone in your HR population needs to master. Function-specific competencies only apply to certain smaller and specific clusters of HR team members.

How the template works

The template is primarily designed to provide an easy-to-use structure to create a (first draft of) HR competency model for your organization. To help you get going we have pre-filled some common HR competencies as placeholders. Here’s what we recommend:

  1. In order to edit the document, you will have to create a copy of it in your own Google Drive or download it as an Excel spreadsheet.
  2. Update and add HR competencies in the orange boxes (column C) of the ‘competencies’ tab.
  3. Optional: define the different proficiency levels within each competency.
  4. List the different functions or COEs of your HR organization in row 9.
  5. Define function-specific competencies in the orange cells below each function.

Curious to see some examples of how other organizations have deployed this template? Or simply want some guidance creating your model? Schedule a free discovery call with one of our experts.

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