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A brief explanation of job analysis and two of its purposes. Introduction:
A job analysis is the process used to collect information about the duties, responsibilities, necessary skills, outcomes, and work environment of a particular job. This is the systematic collecting and recording of information about the purpose of a role its major duties and tasks, the condition under which the role is performed, and the required contacts with others, plus the knowledge, skills, abilities required to effectively perform the role. Job analysis is a part of the organisational job design.

A job analysis is simply background work for the interview. In the given cases we do job analysis.
When information for position description is required.
To update and to keep the role position.
Job analysis is conducted on the actual role position not the person position. Job analysis may include this activities:
Reviewing the job responsibilities of current employees,

Doing Internet research and viewing sample job description online or offline highlighting similar jobs.

Analysing the work duties, tasks, and responsibilities that need to be accomplished by the employee filling the position,

Researching and sharing with other companies that have similar jobs,

Articulation of the most important outcomes or contributions needed from the position

Purposes of job analysis:

One of the main purposes of conducting job analysis is to prepare job descriptions and job specifications which in turn helps hire the right quality of workforce into an organization. 

It is used for writing position description.
It is used in learning and development.
It is used for performance appraisal review of an employee,
It can be used in career development.

We have described job analysis and looked at implications for determining suitable candidates choosing methods of selection, and evaluating predictive versus concurrent validity....
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