The Five Core job characteristics

Personal Development

By Kay Fitzgerald
Published November 7, 2020

Have you ever wondering what the main characteristics of a job?

Let's explore the five characteristics that all companies should be Aware of.

WHAT ARE The
five CHARACTERISTICS


SKILL VARIETY

TASK IDENTITY

TASK SIGNIFICANCE

AUTONOMY

EMPLOYEE FEEDBACK

SKILL VARIETY



THE EXTENT TO WHICH A JOB REQUIRES A RANGE OF SKILLS

TASK IDENTITY

THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE JOB ENABLES AN EMPLOYEE TO COMPLETE A WHOLE PIECE OF WORK RATHER THAN PART OF IT.

TASK SIGNIFICANCE

THE EXTENT TO WHICH A JOB HAS AN IMPACT ON THE LIVES OR ACTIVITIES OF PEOPLE INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE COMPANY

AUTONOMY

THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE JOB PERMITS THE JOB-HOLDER TO EXERCISE CHOICE IN THEIR WORK ACTIVITY

EMPLOYEE FEEDBACK

THE EXTENT TO WHICH THE JOB ITSELF CAN PROVIDE TO THE EMPLOYEE ON HOW THEY ARE PERFORMING

So many things to think about. But these are the main characteristics that form part of every job.

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