noun, plural com·pe·ten·cies.
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It’s just that “tech” has moved from being an industry to being a competency… of pretty much any successful business today.What Fortune’s Fastest Growing Companies list says about the economy|Alan Murray|October 30, 2020|Fortune
I am still surprised by how many organizations still don’t have a reskilling competency, and I’m hopeful this moment will change that.
To get ahead of that chilling trend, “organizations need to commit to reskilling as a competency,” said panelist Liz Hilton Segel of consulting firm McKinsey.Lay off the layoffs, experts say. To transform effectively, focus on retraining instead|dzanemorris|October 27, 2020|Fortune
The opportunity is that, even if an e-commerce business is seen as a “tech” play, that is not often its core competency.Shogun raises $35M to help brands take on Amazon with faster and better sites of their own|Ingrid Lunden|October 7, 2020|TechCrunch
They then try to find a local provider who has experience dealing with trauma, is bilingual and has the cultural competency to work with immigrant families.Border Report: The Lingering Trauma of Family Separation|Maya Srikrishnan|August 31, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Many other factors would come into play, including the competency and platforms of her opponents, both Democrat and Republican.Hillary’s Book Sales Are Weak by Clinton Standards|Jason Pinter|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They tried to question her competency and she was like that for years and years,” he said.Etta James’s Son Donto Says Addiction Was Part of Famed Singer’s Life|Christine Pelisek|November 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So stubborn was she, in fact, that Mason requested she be examined for competency.
She expected to inherit all, and is not satisfied with the competency left to her.The Story of Charles Strange Vol. 2 (of 3)|Mrs. Henry Wood
By the death of his f. he inherited a competency on which he was able to live in frugal elegance, not unmixed with eccentricity.A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature|John W. Cousin
He began business as a builder on his own account at Colchester, where by frugality and industry he secured a competency.Self-Help|Samuel Smiles
It would mean spurring herself to a high degree of competency.The Real Adventure|Henry Kitchell Webster
They denied the competency of Congress under that instrument to establish a National Bank.A History of the United States|Cecil Chesterton