Four Methods of Job Evaluation: Ranking, Classification, Point & Factor Comparison


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What's the best description of job evaluation?

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1. Mary is an HR specialist who needs to consider the importance of each job to the organization when she determines compensation for the jobs. Which type of job evaluation method is Mary using?

2. Henry is an HR specialist who has divided all of the jobs in the company into six broad classes, some of which have grades within each class. Which job evaluation method is Henry using?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Job evaluation methods can help employers decide on compensation for a position, and this quiz/worksheet will help test your understanding of them and identify examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on the following items:

  • Job evaluation method that uses grades and classes
  • Job evaluation definition
  • Method placing jobs in order of value to businesses

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to use job evaluation methods and interpret them correctly
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define job evaluation methods
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the evaluation method that uses grades and classes

Additional Learning

To learn more about the purpose of job evaluation methods and their types, review the corresponding lesson called Four Methods of Job Evaluation: Ranking, Classification, Point & Factor Comparison. This lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Defines job evaluations
  • Explains and gives examples of the various methods
  • Describes compensable factors