What is a Job Analysis?

A job analysis determines the duties and tasks performed for a given job. During a job analysis subject matter experts working in the given job work with a facilitator to list all of the major duties of the job and the tasks that make up each duty. When a job analysis is complete, the information can be used to write job descriptions, determine the skill and compensation levels for the position, and create training materials. The DACUM process is tool to perform accurate Job analyses.