The development of publications on Employee Competence and its impact on Employee Performance over the past 15 years is the focus of this study. Publications from the Scopus database, totaling 994 documents according to the keywords, were collected, filtered, and narrowed down to 229 publications for analysis. It is evident that there has been a substantial and lucrative increase in publications addressing Employee Competence and its influence on Employee Performance during the past 15 years. Using the VOSviewer tool for bibliometric analysis, the results of the co-occurrence network visualization based on keywords revealed 35 items categorized into 6 clusters, each distinguished by a different color. This analysis underscores the extensive connections that research on Employee Competence and Employee Performance has with other subject areas, as observed through network visualization, overlay visualization, and density visualization. The practical implications derived from enhancing employee competence are substantial, leading to the improvement of employees' skills, increased productivity, and enhanced company effectiveness, thereby gaining a competitive advantage both in the present and the future, ultimately maximizing performance.