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HR Glossary

HR terms frequently used by HR professionals.

Job analysis 

What is job analysis?

A job analysis is a process used to identify the tasks, responsibilities, skills, objectives, and work environment needed for a specific job.

What’s the purpose behind job analysis?

The data from the job analysis can help HR leaders draft clear job descriptions more straightforwardly and organized. Hence, the candidate has a clear picture of the skills, experience, and other things required to perform the job.

How does job analysis help in assessing training and development requirements?

After a job analysis, if the employer notices a visible gap in the actual and expected outcomes on a job, then there might be room for improvement through training and development. The job analysis will clearly show which areas need further development. It will help to choose the training and development tools or methods to implement in organizational learning.

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