Learning Team Weekly Reflection week 2
HRM/531 Human Capital Management
April 1, 2013
Learning Team Weekly Reflection
The key to a successful correlation regarding an organization's hiring process and maintaining workplace motivation is a creating a job analysis and providing a job description for each position. This process enables an organization to identify clearly the job requirements and explain its task. A job analysis and description provide expectations of employee performance. They also keep employees in line with the business strategy while increasing workplace motivation. Team D will explain how a job analysis is used to create a job description and explain the functions of a job description.
A job analysis is an important tool used within an organization. It is the process used by human resource managers to collect ...view middle of the document...
A job description usually depends on a number of factors” (para. 3), such as resources and the employer preferences. The employer should examine relevant rules and the regulation; the types of organization are the hiring practice, the size, the industry and the current employees. Formulating a job description has several ways of accomplishing this task. The first step in formulating a job description is the job analysis. The second step is detailing necessary qualification and lastly, is the basic purpose and function of the job. According to the EEOC, there are several ways to determine if a function is essential.
Organizations use job analysis methods to collect data and job descriptions to outline duties to be fulfilled by employees both current and future. It is hard for organizations to use one particular job analysis method when gathering information considering the data collected is usually a comprehensive examination into the internal and external environments of the organization. However, when organizations use a combination of job analysis, it will often yield greater results. Job descriptions are tools used by organizations that specify functions, responsibilities, and qualifications employers are seeking to fill job openings.
Employers formulate job descriptions detailing duties and education required by the organization, which allows employers the opportunity to eliminate unqualified candidates. Job analysis and job descriptions are important organizational tools. Together, they contribute to the expected performance of an organization. These tools reinforce organizational goals and reaffirm the organizations direction.
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