Register
Register today to become
a Bersin guest.
   |   

Job Profiles

Job profiles define the required skills, competencies, certifications, work experiences and other attributes required for success in a particular job or role. 

 

Job profiles are a fundamental building block for any strategic talent strategy: they establish the ground-rules and criteria for hiring, they establish standards for evaluation of performance, and they are used by managers to make sure teams are organized in an efficient manner.  Most companies have job profiles defined in job families (e.g. a database programmer fits into the family of database professionals, which fits into the family of IT professionals).  These families can be purchased off-the-shelf from many providers but are often custom developed as part of HR and organization design.

Related Research

Transparent Succession Management: Building a Culture That Fosters Open Dialogue about Talent
Succession Management | 04/22/2014 | In this report, we share findings based on discussions with numerous organizations regarding the importance, benefits, and challenges of creating a more transparent culture as it relates to succession management, as well as tips for increasing transparency.
The Role of Job-Specific Competencies in Enabling Business Execution
Competency Management | 03/24/2014 | This research bulletin is designed to identify the benefits, challenges, and potential solutions associated with using technical competencies as it pertains to three key stakeholder groups: senior leaders, managers and employees, and HR.
The Succession Management Framework: A Modern Approach for Building the Bench of the Future
Succession Management | 03/20/2014 | This report provides an overview of the Bersin by Deloitte Succession Management Framework, which integrates the challenges of developing and retaining a strong bench of high performers as driven by today's business needs.
2014 Predictions: Talent, Learning and Human Resources - The Year of the Employee
Talent Strategy | 02/13/2014 | The 2014 predictions webinar highlights the 10 key trends that will likely reshape the HR organization in 2014.
The Changing Roles within Talent Acquisition
Talent Acquisition Strategy | 02/05/2014 | This research bulletin looks at how roles within talent acquisition are changing, what leaders need to consider, and which new skills sets are needed.
Using Data-Driven Alternative Sourcing Solutions to Find High-Tech Talent: How Red Hats Talent Acquisition Team Leverages New High-Tech Tools to Identify Highly Skilled Global Candidates
Sourcing & Recruiting | 01/10/2014 | Red Hat’s talent acquisition team has sought to gain a competitive advantage by supplementing its typical sourcing efforts with a data-driven solution to identify candidates who might not have been found through traditional social networking sites such as LinkedIn.
Predictions for 2014: Building A Strong Talent Pipeline for The Global Economic Recovery
Talent Strategy | 12/18/2013 | This research report looks at the trends, challenges, and issues that will impact HR in 2014.
High-Impact Talent Acquisition Strategy: Alignment with the Business
Talent Acquisition Strategy | 12/12/2013 | In this webinar, Robin Erickson, Ph.D., and Kim Lamoureux will share key findings of the High-Impact Talent Acquisition Strategy research.
Building a Career Framework: How Dimension Data Mapped Its Global Workforce to Support Business Goals
Career Management | 11/25/2013 | This case study explores how Dimension Data developed job profiles and core competencies for each job in the organization, what the job framework and the employee-facing online portal look like, and the business impact of these efforts.
Compensation Management Technology Solutions 2013: A Primer and Buyers Guide
Talent Strategy | 10/04/2013 | This research provides an introduction to the challenges with compensation management, a buyer's guide of criteria for tools that aid human capital managers in managing equitable and competitive compensation, a review of selected vendors that provide this functionality as part of an integrated talent management suite, and the compensation management market in 2013.