Job Analysis: Human Capital Management

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Write an explanation of job analysis information and a description of your workplace planning system for class HRM/531 (Human Capital Management). A job analysis is the system that is used to collect information about the duties, responsibilities, necessary skills, outcomes, and work environment of a particular job. The object is to produce a job description which is the end-result of the job analysis. Other purposes of the job analysis include recruiting plans (for recruiting people to fill positions), HYPERLINK "http://humanresources.about.com/od/careerandjobsearchhelp/a/post_jobs.htm" position postings and advertisements ( to ascertain the kind of people that would be best for filling certain positions), and HYPERLINK "http://humanresources.about.com/cs/perfmeasurement/a/pdp.htm" performance development planning (i.e. to identify the personal and business goals that are most important for the success of the business). The job analysis usually includes the following tasks: reviewing job responsibilities and performances of current employees, doing an online and offline research on jobs that have similar descriptions investigating the work tasks, duties and responsibilities of employees whom you intend to fill in these positions networking and sharing communication with companies that have similar jobs Knowing the outcomes that you expect from these jobs. (About.com Job Analysis) Description of your workforce planning system The workforce planning system
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