Organizations should be aware of their employees’ skills, talents, and abilities to move
toward a satisfactory job. To attain it, career competencies are introduced. Many studies
conform to adaptation between career and individual skills and capabilities as a successful
factor. It is important to employees choose the right career and their career competencies
should be considered. Career competencies define as personal competencies that an
individual puts at the disposal of the employing organization. Career competencies include
the knowledge, skills and attitudes by which individual act successfully in the organization.
At newest model, there are three career competencies: knowing-why competencies (why do
we do a job); knowing-how competencies (how do we do a job); and knowing-whom
competencies (with whom do we work). Career competencies applied to key roles to
encourage career planning and long term development in critical roles. Therefore, Career
competencies provide a possibility to achieve organizational success. It is suggested that
the career competencies and skills can produce reciprocal benefits between individual and
organizations. In this case, understanding which career competencies and skills are
instrumental in a successful career becomes critically important for organizations.