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Job evaluation is the assessment of the content of a job by reference to its core components, such as skill, effort and responsibility, for the purpose of placing jobs in order of hierarchy.
Job evaluation establishes a basis for management, employees and trade unions to agree on the relative value of jobs to form the basis of career structures and to establish a fair pay system. The need for restructuring following a merger is a common reason for carrying out job evaluation, as job evaluation can provide a logical underpinning to the introduction of a single pay and grading structure.
3 Feb 2009
Job losses continue to dominate the headlines as businesses scrabble to save money. But there are plenty of alternatives to...
2 Sep 2008
A guide to help employers reduce their exposure to equal pay claims when they evaluate jobs has been launched by...
4 Jun 2008
Pay is less important than relationships with colleagues and type of work in retaining staff, according to research released today.The...
24 Sep 2007
Where did you work before and what were your duties? I was project managing Ministry of Defence bids at Babcock...
7 Aug 2007
A national framework for staff being transferred to new employers is needed to support the government’s planned shake-up of local...
12 Jul 2007
Bowland Solutions is to work with Southampton City Council (SCC) to implement a new on-line 360 degree feedback process in support of the...
7 Nov 2006
Our 360-Degree Appraisal of HR revealed what your senior leaders thought about you. But what do you make of them? Karen Dempsey reports.
10 Oct 2006
Major players in the shipping industry are forming an HR and benchmarking club intended to produce reliable salary and compensation...
27 Jul 2006
Good news for HR as it gets labelled one of five least boring job options for graduates.
19 Jul 2006
Meaningless jobs are a thing of the past for majority of UK's workers.
29 Mar 2006
Job Evaluation – A Guide to Achieving Equal Pay
Authors: Michael Armstrong, Ann Cummins, Sue Hastings and Willie Wood
15 Aug 2005
One in three Scots employees would take a salary cut to reduce their working hours, according to new research
5 Aug 2005
Excitement and a lack of stress are the keys to keeping employees happy and productive, according to the CIPD.
15 Apr 2005
Industrial action by classroom assistants in Northern Ireland may spread in a long-running dispute about job evaluations