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Compensation Basics: Job Analysis, Descriptions & Evaluations
Jan 14, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | $120.00
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This is a basic level course intended for those new to compensation. It examines methods and processes essential for compensation practitioners such as job analysis, job documentation and job evaluation. Several analysis techniques will be discussed that may be used to obtain important and relevant information about each distinct role performed within an organization for appropriate documentation. Guidelines for conducting a job analysis interview will be provided and suggestions will be given for designing an effective job analysis questionnaire.

Position descriptions provide an important part of the input necessary to maintain an equitable and competitive compensation program, but they also have the potential to be used in a variety of other administrative applications. The importance of various components of a job description that can add value to job documentation will be addressed.

Differences between job analysis and job evaluation will be identified and conceptual differences between various job evaluation methodologies will be defined.

This webinar can be taken alone or as part of a series that should be taken in this order: Compensation Basics: Job Analysis, Descriptions & Evaluations, Analyzing and Using Salary Survey Data, Designing Pay Structures, Essentials of Base, Performance, and Supplemental Pay Programs.

Learning Objectives
  • Explain differences and appropriate processes used for job analysis, job documentation and job evaluation
  • Describe different methods for collecting relevant information about jobs
  • Identify principal types of job documentation
  • Identify the types and importance of information that should be included in job descriptions
  • Design an efficient and effective format for job descriptions
  • Explain primary differences between market-based job evaluation and evaluation of job content or job value
Credit & Professional Continuing Education Information

Credit Hours - You must attend for 90 minutes to be eligible:

  • SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP: ERI Distance Learning Center is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

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  • aPHR/PHR/SPHR/GPHR: ERI Distance Learning Center is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) pre-approved this program for 1.5 HR (General) credit hours towards aPHR, PHR®, SPHR®, and GPHR® recertification.

    The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

  • CBP/CCP/GRP/WLCP/CECP/CSCP: This webinar qualifies for recertification credit for the Certified Compensation Professional (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional (WLCP®), Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP) and Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) designations granted by WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals. Please note that the CECP and CSCP designations require a minimum number of credits from executive and sales compensation-related activities. For more information on recertification, visit the WorldatWork Society recertification webpage at www.worldatwork.org/certification/recertification.

Course Number:
Salary Administration
Field of Study:
Specialized Knowledge & Applications
HR Managers, HR Generalists, Compensation Analysts
Level of Difficulty:
Delivery Method:
Group Internet-Based
Advanced Preparation:
SHRM BoCK: As defined by the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge TM, this webinar covers competency topics related to Relationship Management and Critical Evaluation with the knowledge area being Compensation and Benefits.
Meet the Presenter

Linda Cox, CCP
Linda is the Compensation Project Manager at ERI Economic Research Institute and has over 30 years of Global Compensation Director-level and consultative experience with major multi-national corporations such as Allergan, Beckman Coulter, Quest Software and Dell. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education from California State University, Long Beach, and is a Certified Compensation Professional. She is a Compensation & Rewards Instructor for the University of California’s Continuing Education Department and also currently volunteers as Treasurer of The Orange County Compensation & Benefits Association. Linda’s business and personal travel has taken her to 32 countries and almost 400 cities throughout the world. She also established the Allergan International Assignment Program which grew to 67 expatriates during her 16 year Allergan career.

Jan 14, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | $120.00
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Jan 14, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | $120.00
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Jun 23, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | $120.00
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