The first method pertains to 'Job analysts
(JA) Method' (objective approach), in which the professional job analysts
grade the jobs and recommend the minimum educational requirements for a certain job/occupation [Haratog (2000); Battu, et al.
No statistics, however, is available for working mothers with young children but job analysts
said it could be as high as 25 per cent of the total workforce.
He presents some 200 job descriptions as models for job analysts
and recruitment officers who can use them as a basis for writing their own; the descriptions might also be of interest to job seekers and those starting new careers.
solicit critical incidents from incumbent officers and/or their supervisors.
Questions were drawn from activities that job analysts
noted that workers perform.
Five temporary job analysts
and an administrator are working on it.
The current information contained in the O*NET database was developed by job analysts
using the O*NET skill-based structure, but according to the Labor Department's Employment & Training Administration, future data will come directly from the workers and employers themselves.
The skills and abilities needed in the job were identified through ratings by six experienced CEO trainers and four job analysts
. Abilities needed for the job were divided into categories of vision abilities, hearing abilities, dexterity abilities, and physical abilities.
provided job level data, and supervisors provided incumbent level data, both of which controlled potential NA bias.
Initially, information is gathered directly by full-time, highly trained job analysts
who observe and interview job incumbents and supervisors working in a specific occupation (an occupation is a class of jobs with common requirements).
That leaves us with the last, and most direct, measure of job content changes--observation by job analysts
of actual job-skill requirements.
A working glossary was developed that would neutralize library and computing vernacular, at least to the degree that "OPAC" became "campus-wide information system" and "debug" became "correct a problem." It was also intended to interpret professional shorthand into phrases that could be better understood by job analysts
without knowledge of a particular profession.