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Job Measurement: An

introduction
Decision Tree
JULY 2014

SANET DE LANGE

The facts and figures

86 offices
48 countries
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3 000

9 000

Employees worldwide

International clients

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Why Hay Group
Our expertise

People and solutions
Identifying issues and challenges

Intellectual capital
Comprehensive research
Breakthrough observations and recommendations

Identify and recommend what is right

Solve business problems
Turn strategy into practice
Tangible impact on bottom line

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Work Measurement

Bus Driver

Professor

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Management
Consultant

Pilot

Secretary

Research/product
development

Managing Director

Financial
Accountant

Doctor

Car Mechanic

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How do these elements fit together?
Work alignment
Organization effectiveness

Work fit
Matching people and jobs

Work value
Knowing what work is worth
All enabled by

Work measurement
Job analysis and measurement

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Work Measurement context

Understand the
organisation

Understand the
division/department

Understand the job

Create job
description

Evaluate the job

Link to
pay

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What is job evaluation?

The process of measuring the complexity levels of jobs

The difference between job evaluation and remuneration

Job evaluation is…

Remuneration is…

 Driven by business
requirements and job profile

 Flexible

 Inflexible

 Impersonal
 Looks at the job, not person

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 Consider the person in the job
 Takes into account:

 performance of the person
 scarce skills
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Why should you evaluate jobs?

To create and defend
internal equity
AND
to serve as the base for the
measurement of
external equity

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Guidelines for job evaluation

Guidelines

The job as it
is at a certain
point in time

Assume full
competency

The job and
not the person

Organisational
context

Aim for
consensus

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Disregard
current pay
and status

No
understanding
= no evaluation!

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Introducing Hay Group Decision Tree
Decision Tree is Hay Group’s powerful web-based solution, built to support
the design, maintenance and administration of job analysis and evaluation
programs

It helps organisations to:

Attach jobs

Evaluate jobs

Archive and
share information

Produce reports

Hay Group Decision Tree

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Added value of Decision Tree

experience

enhance

Efficiency

ensure

Consistency

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Flexibility

maximize

Return on Investment

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Efficiency

enhance

Efficiency

Attach jobs

24/7 online access to information

Powerful search engine

Generate, submit and archive job information online

Avoid duplications and unnecessary bureaucracy

On-screen position evaluation

Reduced time managing the approval process

Evaluate jobs

Archive and
share information

Produce reports

Hay Decision Tree
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Consistency

ensure

Consistency

Attach jobs

Online checks and balances

All information and materials in one database

Monitor activities across your organisation

Standard built-in reports

Export data for other applications

Maintain history of work and status management

Enables record-keeping of rationales

Evaluate jobs

Archive &
share information

Produce reports

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Flexibility

Facilitate different levels of expertise

Involve job holders and managers

Configure according to needs

Streamline the way you work – independently or
through outsourcing to Hay Group

Manage view and edit authorisations for different
users

experience

Flexibility

Describe jobs

Evaluate jobs

Archive and
share information

Produce reports

Hay Group Decision Tree
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Return on investment
 Enhanced accuracy of job evaluation results across
geographies

maximize

Return on
Investment

 Minimise the loss of knowledge due to staff turnover
 Decision Tree simplifies the process of maintaining
job structures, ensuring the alignment between the
organisation’s strategy and jobs

experience

Flexibility

enhance

Efficiency
ensure

Consistency
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Questions

Let’s talk
To discuss how
Decision Tree can work
for you contact:
sanet.delange@haygroup.com
Tel: +27 11 783 2632
+27 83 295 1502

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