Process of determining, through observation and study, the pertinent information relating to the nature of a specific job.
A written statement that identifies the tasks, duties, activities, and performance results required in a particular job. Should be used to develop fair and comprehensive compensation and reward systems.
Written statement that identifies the abilities, skills, traits, and attributes necessary for successful performance in a particular job.
Consolidates information about the organization's current human resources.
Human Resource Planning
Also referred to as personal planning, involves getting the right number of qualified people into the right jobs at the right time.
Human Resource Forecasting
Process that attempts to determine the future human resource needs of the organization in light of the organization's objectives.
The organization determines how it can obtain the quantity and quality of human resources it needs to meet its objectives as reflected by the human resource forecast.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The right of all people to work and to advance on the bases of merit, ability, and potential.
Involves seeking and attracting a supply of people from which qualified candidates for job vacancies can be selected.
People working for employment agencies who are subcontracted out to businesses at an hourly rate for a period of time specified by the businesses
Employee Leasing Companies
Provides permanent staffs at customer companies
Affirmative Action Plan
Written document outlining specific goals and timetables for remedying past discriminatory actions
Providing preferential treatment for one group over another group rather than merely providing equal opportunity
Provide a sample of behavior used to draw interferences about the future behavior or performance of an individual.
Measure a person's capacity or potential ability to learn
Measure a person's strength, dexterity, and coordination
Job Knowledge Tests
Measure the job-related knowledge possessed by a job applicant
Measure how well the applicant can do a sample of the work that is to be performed
Determine how a person's interests compare with the interests of successful people in a specific job
Attempt to measure personality characteristics
Record physical changes in the body as the test subject answers a series of questions
Extent to which a test predicts a specific criterion
Consistency or reproductivity of the results of a test
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