KEY FEATURES: A focus on job analysis underscores the critical importance of job analysis to the entire recruitment and selection process. ‘How-to’ Tools and Forms present real-world samples of HR forms and descriptions for designing and developing various HR systems. Legal and Ethical Implications integrated throughout the text reinforce the importance of making compliant legal and ethical hiring decisions. “Spotlight On…” features show how real-world companies like Groupon, Whole Foods, and Facebook are attracting and choosing the best job candidates.

Job Description and Competency Model Development

Chapter Four Job description and competency model development

In this chapter, we will examine the design of job descriptions and competencies, and you will be leveraging everything you learned in the previous chapter on job analysis. You now have a comprehensive understanding of the resources and methods with which to conduct an accurate job analysis, the critical foundation for competently and accurately writing job descriptions and developing relevant job-related behavioral competencies. Through the identification, collection, and interpretation of job information, we now have all the information we need to create a new job description from scratch or revise an existing one as well as determine an appropriate competency model.

Job Description: A summary of job-related information consisting of its required ...

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