Expertise vs Professionalism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between expertise and professionalism

is that expertise is great skill or knowledge in a particular field or hobby while professionalism is the status, methods, character or standards expected of a professional or of a professional organization, such as reliability, discretion, evenhandedness, and fair play.

expertise

English

Noun

(wikipedia expertise) (-)
  • Great skill or knowledge in a particular field or hobby
  • The scientist has expertise in the field of nuclear fusion.
  • * 2014 , Michael White, " Roll up, roll up! The Amazing Salmond will show a Scotland you won't believe", The Guardian , 8 September 2014:
  • He spoke of Scotland's hydroelectric projects in Africa, local expertise shared with the world's poor.
  • advice, or opinion, of an expert
  • See also

    * skill, proficiency, knowledge, competence

    professionalism

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The status, methods, character or standards expected of a professional or of a professional organization, such as reliability, discretion, evenhandedness, and fair play.
  • The use of professionals rather than amateurs in any sport etc.