W2 400 | Human Resource Management homework help


 Review the material presented in the course about how to conduct a job analysis, the various methods for collecting data, and the pros and cons of the various methods. Then, develop a plan to gather data for a job analysis. You will need to a) select the position (a job) to analyze; b) use at least two methods for collecting data; c) collect the data using the methods selected and d) summarize your findings in a short job description and job specification. If you do not have a position in a typical office, retail establishment or production facility you can use, seek out a position from elsewhere. The opportunities could include a server at a restaurant, a service provider in your home, your hair stylist, a sales assistant, the receptionist at your doctor’s office or perhaps your child’s teacher.  Include the following:

1. The position you selected to analyze

2. The methods you selected for gathering data

3. The rationale for why you selected the methods you did

4.  A discussion of your experience in collecting this data

5.  A short sample position description and job specification you were able to design based on the data you gathered.

Be sure to provide the references for the sources of the information you used to inform your analysis including the material provided in the classroom.



Job Analysis

Researching and Writing Job Analyses (see document in Content below)

Heathfield (2020).  How to Do a Job Analysis

Employment At Will

National Conference of State Legislatures. The At-Will Presumption and Exceptions to the Rule

Legal Information Institute.  Employment At-Will Doctrine

Doyle (2020).  What does Employment At-Will Mean?

Doyle (2020).  Exceptions to Employment At-Will

Hiring Practices

Juneja (nd). Staffing Process – Steps involved in Staffing

Doyle (2020).  Inside the Recruitment and Hiring Process

Doyle (2019).  Guide to How Companies Recruit Employees

Heathfield (2019).  10 Tips for Successful Employee Recruitment

Recruiting for Diversity

Rice University Diversity and Inclusion in the Workforce

Babcock (2017). 5 Steps to Improve Diversity Recruiting

Applicant Tracking

Doyle (2020). How Employers Use Applicant Tracking Systems

Recommended readings:

Lumen Learning (nd).  Recruitment Retrieved from https://courses.lumenlearning.com/wmintrobusiness/chapter/reading-recruitment/

Ryan (2016).  10 Ways Employment At Will is Bad for Business

Doyle (2020).  What Hiring Managers and Hiring Search Committees Do

Review of EEOC Laws

The Legal Environment of Human Resources (see document in Content below)

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s “Overview of the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission” (HTML) Retrieved from: http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/index.cfm (U.S. EEOC government Web site)

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s “Laws Enforced by the EEOC” Retrieved from  http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/index.cfm (EEOC government Web site listing and describing laws enforced by EEOC)

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s “Types of Discrimination” Retrieved from http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/index.cfm  (EEOC Web site)

Job Analysis

Dictionary of Occupational Titles

Juneja (nd). Role of Job Analysis in Hiring Practices

Juneja (nd). Purpose of a Job Description

Juneja (nd). Job Description and Job Specification

Juneja (nd). Job Analysis and Job Evaluation

Juneja (nd). Advantages & Disadvantages of Job Analysis

Juneja (nd). Job Analysis and Strategic HRM

Recruiting Technology

Lumen Learning (nd).  Kronos uses Science to Find the Ideal Employee Retrieved from https://courses.lumenlearning.com/principlesmanagement/chapter/16-1-case-in-point-kronos-uses-science-to-find-the-ideal-employee/

Recruiting for Diversity

Maurer (2017). Build an Inclusive Culture before Recruiting for Diversity

Nobl (2019).  How to Recruit to Increase Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Lumen Learning (nd).  The War for Talent Retrieved from https://courses.lumenlearning.com/principlesmanagement/chapter/16-3-the-war-for-talent/

Forbes Human Resources Council (2018). 12 Ways to Attract and Hire Diverse Job Candidates


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