Business / Human Resources (HR) / Skill: Ability to perform a mental or motor activity that contributes to the effective performance of a job task.

Other Words for Skill

Skill Adverb Synonyms: talent, ability, aptitude, expertness, expertise, facility, skillfulness, art, artistry, cleverness, adeptness, adroitness, mastery, dexterity, handiness, ingenuity, experience, proficiency, finesse, knack, quickness, deftness, technique
Skill Adjective Synonyms: accomplishment, forte, strength, gift, capability, know-how, faculty

Soft Skills

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Soft Skills: Skills required to perform a certain job where the job is defined in terms of expected outcomes, but the process to achieve the outcome varies. MORE

Skills Inventory

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Skills Inventory: A list of skills or competencies possessed by an individual. MORE

Skill-Based Pay

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Skill-Based Pay: A salary differentiation system that bases compensation on an individual’s education, experience, knowledge, skills or specialized training. MORE

Skills Training

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Skills Training: Training provided to employees to help them ascertain the skills and knowledge necessary to perform their current jobs; also used as a retraining method when new systems or processes are introduced. MORE

Semi-Skilled Worker

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Semi-Skilled Worker: Semi-skilled workers have to be able to read, write and communicate but are usually not required to have educational or apprenticeship credentials to qualify for jobs. Training time is short, task sp MORE

Skill Gap

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Skill Gap: A deficiency in basic writing, reading, mathematical or oral communication skills. MORE