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Re: [Talent-Signal] relating competencies to job postings

From: Merrilea Mayo <merrileamayo@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Aug 2019 12:17:35 -0400
To: public-talent-signal@w3.org
Message-ID: <cce7567e-b291-5294-d107-c40076345e9c@gmail.com>
Really sensible.  Now if only other folks would follow suit and use 
tangible performance benchmarks.

Merrilea

On 8/2/2019 10:29 AM, Fritz Ray wrote:
> made the mistake of sending before re-reading my first paragraph. Let 
> me try that again.
>
> Within the CaSS Project, we recommend people consider performance 
> levels (which, ideally, have the performance standards necessary to 
> qualify at that level in the description) distinct from achievement 
> levels. Performance levels do not apply to novice/intermediate/expert 
> achievement levels because novice/intermediate/expert imply both 
> breadth and depth of capabilities. This still creates a proliferation 
> of terms. Examples in the previous email.
>
> On Fri, Aug 2, 2019 at 7:20 AM Fritz Ray <fritley@gmail.com 
> <mailto:fritley@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Phil,
>
>     Within the CaSS Project, we define performance levels (which,
>     ideally, have the performance standards necessary to qualify at
>     that level in the description) separately for this reason.
>     Performance levels do not apply to novice/intermediate/expert (so
>     called achievement levels), because novice/intermediate/expert
>     imply both breadth and depth of capabilities, and are represented
>     as separate competencies. Performance criteria are also allowed as
>     competencies. There is still a proliferation of terms -- less so
>     the requirements, more so the expected capabilities (achievement
>     and performance).
>
>     Achievement-based Progressions x General Competencies look and
>     feel awkward in competency frameworks if encoded strictly as a
>     hierarchy.
>
>       * Expert Woodworking
>           o Performs Joinery
>           o Intermediate Woodworking
>               + Uses a Router
>               + Novice Woodworking
>                   # Nails Wood Together
>
>     Achievement Progressions x Performance x General Competencies
>     based get very odd.
>
>       * Expert Woodworking
>           o Performs Dovetails
>               + Performs Dovetails with a minimum of error within 15
>                 minutes.
>           o Uses a Router
>               + Routes complex shapes
>           o Nails Wood Together
>               + Nails wood together without seam and taking into
>                 account grain direction and match.
>           o Intermediate Woodworking
>               + Uses a Router
>                   # Routes basic shapes (circles, corners, waves)
>               + Nails Wood Together
>                   # Nails wood together without seam
>               + Novice Woodworking
>                   # Nails Wood Together
>                       * Nails wood together in a load bearing capacity
>
>     Ultimately, the generalized competencies becomes confusing and
>     difficult to create data for (Are the two "Nails Wood Together"
>     the same?).
>
>     It is much simpler to just do Achievement Level x Performance
>     Level as:
>
>       * Expert Woodworking
>           o Performs Dovetails with a minimum of error within 15 minutes.
>           o Routes complex shapes
>           o Nails wood together without seam and taking into account
>             grain direction and match.
>           o Intermediate Woodworking
>               + Routes basic shapes (circles, corners, waves)
>               + Nails wood together without seam
>               + Novice Woodworking
>                   # Nails wood together in a load bearing capacity
>
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