Cornell University

Human Capital Development

16 E. 34th Street, NYC, 866-470-1922

Job Analysis and Design HR221

Not currently offered

This program currently has no scheduled dates. Find out more about how this program can be offered in-house at your organization.

The success of many human resource initiatives is contingent upon effective job analysis and evaluation. Keys to being effective include a consistent process of fact gathering, documentation, analysis, and controlling for factors that could undermine the objectivity and usefulness of the process. This two-day workshop will provide you with:

  • Systematic procedures for analyzing and evaluating jobs
  • An understanding of the relationship between job analysis and job evaluation
  • A review of the key organizational functions enhanced by effective job analysis and job evaluation
  • An overview of management concerns and legal issues affecting job analysis and job evaluation

Key Topics

  • Job analysis: what is a valid, practical job analysis and why is it performed?
  • Uses of job analysis: selection, training, performance management and appraisal, compensation, and career development
  • Similarities and distinctions between job analysis and job evaluation
  • A look at various job analysis methods and techniques
  • Job demands: determining physical, environmental, and organizational requirements
  • Preparing job descriptions: matching the job's critical objectives
  • Documentation of the content and context of a job: identifying and prioritizing job tasks
  • Identifying and avoiding common pitfalls when doing job analysis and evaluation
  • Legal concerns: the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Who Will Benefit

Compensation professionals and job analysts who are new to the job evaluation function or who wish to gain broad-based understanding of this function; human resource generalists