Purpose (what is it why is it used)
(similarities and differences) Personal
specification specification is the skills that the candidate needs in order to work successfully at the workplace. This requires the ability of the candidate and satisfies the needs of the employer also shows of the candidate is capable of doing this job because some jobs need specific qualifications and skills which this part is all about. All these thing i'm going to talk below include in a personal specification. The advantages of a personal specification are that it tell the candidate what skills and what type of job they are actually applying for and making sure that the candidate is receiving the correct information of the job and therefore applying for the right job. Another advantage may be
The personal specification may not be accurate meaning that all the skills and job requirements may not be all on the personal specification and therefore may confuse the candidate about the job. the similarities between a personal specification and a job description are that they both require what you will need to do for the job for example in personal specification it will ask for the skills required at the job and the job description will actually tell what skill they are looking for by summarising what the job requires. The differences are that the personal specification asks for the candidates skills and if they are capable of doing the job whereas the job description just outlines the job requirements and just summarises the entire job.
Job description The main advantage is that the employee is mentally prepared to be held to a
Updating job descriptions can be timeconsuming since they need to be updated
The differences between the job description and the
CV is that the job description just