Job evaluation proves its worth

first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Job evaluation is flourishing in the UK with more than 40 per cent oforganisations already using the process, and nearly half of those that don’tplanning to introduce it. Formal job evaluation is a systematic process for establishing the relativeworth of jobs within an organisation. An survey of HR and reward professionals reveals that 44 percent of organisations already use job evaluation, and 45 per cent of thosewithout a scheme intend to implement one in the near future. Job evaluation is most widespread in the public and voluntary sectors, whereit is used by 68 per cent of organisations, compared with 39 per cent in theprivate sector. Only 5 per cent of respondents had abandoned job evaluation. The majority of the 236 respondents (55 per cent) say they had introducedtheir job evaluation schemes five years ago, while 19 per cent say theirschemes have been in use for a year or less. The survey also reveals some misgivings about the process. A quarter ofrespondents say job evaluation has inhibited flexibility in their organisation,19 per cent believe it is over-bureaucratic and 14 per cent feel it is tootime-consuming. Related posts:No related photos. Job evaluation proves its worthOn 11 Feb 2003 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more