Success Stories

Competency Modeling

Health Care and Retailer Company

To help this client keep pace through its periods of growth and transformation, Cambria’s first step was to develop competency models for all professional, managerial, and executive positions. Following the company’s acquisition of a major health care provider, we worked with the inside client team to redefine the competency requirements of leaders at all levels in keeping with a new business strategy and expanding market opportunities.

Subsequently, we created position-specific competencies for all roles in retail operations (store managers, regional and district managers, and pharmacists) as well as the professionals in the company’s walk-in clinics. All of this was designed to upgrade skills and performance levels throughout the company to a new high-performance standard. The client has implemented the competency models, built on a common competency language that translates across all roles and levels, in performance management and training programs for each of these positions.

Professional Services Firm

Cambria was brought in to play the key role in an engagement code-named “Top Talent Project”. It involved a study of three unusually successful partners at the pinnacle of their careers to identify the key competencies and traits that they had in common, as well as others that distinguish them as individuals. The goal was to understand what made them exceptional, so that the firm could