Competence: More Than Technical Skills

Businessman correcting an underling12 ways to determine your competence.

By Martin Bissett

The Passport to Partnership study collated a number of responses in a conversational style. Two brief but succinct examples that really stood out on the realities of how a firm assesses an individual’s “competence” to lead are showcased below.

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  1. They need to explain technical data to me in a way that I know they understand it.
  2. What kind of lifestyle does this person have outside of work? We’ll be looking at Facebook, Twitter and Google to find out.