ERIC Number: ED388843
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Job Analysis and the Preparation of Job Descriptions. Mendip Papers MP 037.
This document provides guidelines for conducting job analyses and writing job descriptions. It covers the following topics: the rationale for job descriptions, the terminology of job descriptions, who should write job descriptions, getting the information to write job descriptions, preparing for staff interviews, conducting interviews, writing the job descriptions, supplementary information for various uses of job descriptions, checking job descriptions, and keeping job descriptions up to date. The guide includes four appendixes: (1) active verbs for use in job descriptions; (2) sample person specification sheet for job descriptions; (3) interviewer's checklist for job analysis; and (4) a model job description. (KC)
Descriptors: Adults, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Interviews, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Questioning Techniques
Staff College, Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, Bristol BS18 6RG, England, United Kingdom (4.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Staff Coll., Bristol (England).