BUS434 Wk 2 dis 2
BUS434 Wk 2 dis 2
CSU - Dominguez hills
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BUS434 Wk 2 dis 2 Job Descriptions The job description is often referred to as the building block of human resources Nearly every employment action recruitment compensation discipline etc is predicated on an effective job description Today there is considerable debate whether job descriptions should be broader and more generic versus narrow and more specific Distinguish between the advantages and disadvantages of each approach and which you see as the more preferable approach Respond to at least two of your classmates39 postings Today there is considerable debate whether job descriptions should be broader and more generic versus narrow and more specific Distinguish between the advantages and disadvantages of each approach and which you see as the more preferable approach Job descriptions are important to both a company and a potential employee because it list the responsibilities tasks and general functions of a job Job descriptions can be either broader and more generic or they can be narrow and more specific Both types of job descriptions have advantages and disadvantages Broader and more Generic This type of job description covers all of the core qualities you need of an employee in a given job The advantages of a broader and generic job description are it gives you an opportunity to receive a large variety of applications and screen the candidates Next is the training advantage Job descriptions are used to develop training processes Using a broad description a company is able to accurately outline training steps related to the specific position This helps training managers provide better direction to a new employee on the systems processes tools and techniques used in the organization The final advantage of a broader and more generic job description are evaluations and performance The disadvantages of a broader and generic job description are it may confuse potential applicants and discourage them from applying for the job Most individuals want to know what their responsibilities will be Also a company can have a large amount of candidates apply for a job that do not quality Narrow and more Specific This type of job description will clearly explain the role and responsibilities of the job One advantage of a narrow and more specific job description is a company will have a large amount of applicants to apply that are qualified for the job Another benefit of a narrow and more specific job description is the company won39t lose a lot of time interviewing applicants that are not interested in the job once they hear more specifics The disadvantages are the job description can be overly detailed and some important facts get lost among the details Also it may prevent candidates from applying Some candidates may feel that they do not fit the role that is be described
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