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Classification and Compensation Training for HR Professionals


This Classification and Compensation Training for HR professionals is designed to provide instruction on the philosophy, methodologies and tools used to conduct Classification and Compensation studies in the public sector.

HR generalists new to HR or desiring skill development, experienced specialists who could benefit from training in the broader spectrum of HR, HR practitioners in a decentralized HR organization, experienced private sector HR practitioners who have transitioned to the public sector

• Classification and salary structure development and maintenance

• Pay philosophy and how it is used in decision making

• Steps to conduct a job analysis for classification purposes

• Job evaluation methodologies

• Pros and cons of general vs. specialized classifications• How to write a classification specification

• Designing total compensation survey instruments and labor markets

• Identifying appropriate labor market for pay comparisons

• Overview of point factor pay methodologies

• Communicating classification and pay findings