Benefits of Competency Mapping

From the time of its evolution, competency mapping has become the need of the hour. This is because of the several benefits it offers, such as

  • increase employee’s self-awareness and aid in career management
  • identify new leaders and support organizations in succession planning
  • helps in making promotion and internal mobility decisions more accurate
  • helps in performance management of employees, individual departments and overall organization
  • provides scope for designing goal-directed training interventions
  • assist in job evaluation
  • develop a competent workforce by making recruitment and selection structured and objective
  • provide gap analysis reports which helps in all the above listed HR processes

These are just some of the benefits of competency mapping. Competency-based HR systems have transformed the way organizations work today and have shown promising results in various HR interventions and practices.