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 Analysis and Design

Chapter Three Job analysis and design

This chapter is comprised of the strategies, processes, and tools involved in the analyzing and designing of a job. Job analysis and design are considered the foundation for all employment-related practices to be developed and implemented. The goal for any type of job analysis is basically the same—to examine a job and its worth in the context of current and projected work needs as determined by the organization. This involves the collecting of data about the job’s tasks, responsibilities, working conditions, necessary materials/equipment usage, and the knowledge, skill sets, abilities, and other qualifications required to competently and consistently perform the job, as well as evaluating these job factors with a standardized weighting scale to determine ...

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