Behavioural Competency

What is Behavioural Competency ?

‘Behavioural Competency’ refers to the personality attributes a candidate possesses that helps the HR understand how successful that individual would be if chosen for a particular role.
Companies generally look for individuals whose behavioural competencies align with the core competencies of the company itself. For example, creative thinking would be a desirable behavioural competency for a marketing job.
Behavioural competence is generally classified as:

  • Individual: Competencies related to oneself like decision making, self-confidence, creativity, etc.
  • Interpersonal: Competencies related to one’s dealing with others like teamwork, persuasiveness, communication, etc.
  • Motivational: Competencies related to motivation like taking initiatives, motivating others, leading by example, etc.
  • Managerial: Competencies related to management like decision making, leadership, people management, strategic planning, etc.
  • Analytical: Competencies related to technical details like technical know-how, high grasping power, problem-solving, etc.

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