For this assignment, view the Eight Ingredients of an Effective Job Description with Rhonda Abrams video
and then construct a two- to- three page paper that provides a formal
job description of a current job as well as analysis of how the job
description was created.
For your assignment you must:
- Find a friend or relative who you can interview and/ or observe
them on the job for a brief period of time (an hour or so should be
sufficient). List as many responsibilities that the job entails as
possible. You may also visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics or O*Net Online websites for additional information on the individuals position.
- Create a formal job description based upon your research. The
formal job description must include a section on job tasks, worker
requirements and contextual factors (as listed in Chapter 2 of your
course text). Microsoft provides this example of a job description template, which you may use or follow to create your job description.
- Explain the process of constructing the job description.
- Include an introduction, job description, an explanation of the process of constructing the job description, and a conclusion.
Your assignment must be two to three double-spaced pages in length
(excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA
guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Include a cover
page and reference page in APA format. In addition to your textbook,
you must utilize at least one scholarly peer-reviewed sources that has
been published within the past five years. Your sources must be cited
according to APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Your
assignment must include an introduction, the job description, an
explanation of the process of constructing the job description, and a