Analyzing a Job
HRM/531 Human Capital Management
May 8, 2013
Analyzing a Job
A part of the Human Resources (HR) strategy is creating a description of each job role within an organization. After job descriptions are created and over time, the job descriptions may have to be re-written. An organizations or business oftentimes re-write job descriptions when there has been a significant change in the organization or in the position’s duties and responsibilities. Some types of organizational changes can be a result of technology, newly added programs, or reorganizations within the company. The author will locate a job description of a company and analyze the job posting. Using the job posting, the author will explain how and when to determine the need to create a job posting, the strategy used to outline the position’s details, the duties and performance requirements, and the required knowledge and skills needed for the position. Additionally, the author will rewrite the job posting and identify the information that was added or subtracted from the original posting.
Love Physicians Group (LPG) posted an ad for an Electronic Health Records (EHR) specialist on Career Builders, a popular search engine for job seekers (Career Builders, 2013). The job description stated, Electronic Health Records specialist needed, full-time position, excellent benefits. Provide training on Electronic Medical Record software. Requirements are Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with three or more years of experience.
Determining the Need for a Job Position
Management should be able to justify the need for a new position by weighing the advantages and disadvantages. First, managers need to determine if adding a new position will add value to the company by making the company more money or adding to the culture to balance the employees work. Second, management should determine if adding...