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Job Analysis

Job Analysis is a process to identify and determine in detail the particular job duties and requirements and the relative importance of these duties for a given job. Also in job analysis involves the process where judgments are made about data collected on a job.

Benefits of Job Analysis in an organisation


Workforce Planning Succession Planning Training Employee Development Compensation Performance appraisal

Methods of Job Analysis


The methods exist that may be used individually or in combination.
A typical method of Job Analysis would be to give the present a simple questionnaire to identify job duties, responsibilities, equipment used, work relationships, and work environment. The method that the analyst may use in Job Analysis will depend on practical concerns .

Job Analysis Process


Identification of Job Analysis Purpose

Who will conduct Job Analysis?

Developing job description & specification

How to conduct Job Analysis Process?

Documentation, verification and review

Strategic decision making

Data collection

Preparation of Job Analysis Process Training of Job Analyst

Importance of Job analysis in an organisation


A job analysis is an efficient way to gather useful information about a job, and its costeffectiveness makes it affordable for any organisation. Any attempt to apply HR resources and talent to the organizations jobs will be more effective if these jobs are clearly specified in terms of their variables. A job analysis is very useful for many reasons. It can facilitate employee performance evaluation and promotions by identifying the level of work.