September 26 2013
Week 3 – JobAnalysis
– collects information on tasks, activities and duties employees perform while doing their jobs
– also identifying the competencies & personal requirements that are required to do a job, and do
Importance of Job Analysis
– Basis for many HRM decisions and activities
– Job descriptions are the results of job analyses.
– Job analysis and organizational analysis can be combined to make sure jobs are being done the
best that they can be with the employees being efficient
– 1 – 5 pages in length, concrete and accurate information related to the job & tasks..
sections of a job description:
– Job Title
– should be an accurate description of the job
– it's important that people doing the same jobs have the same job titles..
– Brief Summary
– 1 or 2 pages
– describes job, written in a way that's easy to understand. No jargon or abbreviations
– all of the duties, activities that someone would be doing in performing the job well
– statement of how the job should be done, the ideal way of doing the job
– organized by duties, professional requirements.. temporal order.
– Task statements are within the WorkActivities section..
– List only one activity per statement
– Statements should be able to stand alone
– easy to understand, accessible by all people
– precise words
– Tools and Equipment Used
– useful in selection and recruitment. – Job