Occupationally-specific skills: Using skills to define and understand jobs and their requirements

Roni Reiter-Palmon, Marcy Young, Jill Strange, Renae Manning, Joseph James

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Abstract

Recent work in Human Resources (HR) has highlighted the importance of understanding and identifying occupationally-specific skills. The purpose of this article is to describe the need to identify occupationally-specific skills and outline a methodology used to create occupationally-specific skills. Evidence of the validity of the methodology used is presented. The article concludes by identifying possible uses for occupationally-specific skills and providing information about actual implementation and use of systems based on occupationally-specific skills.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)356-375
Number of pages20
JournalHuman Resource Management Review
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2006

Keywords

  • Creation
  • Identification
  • Implementation
  • Occupationally-specific skills

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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