This episode was definitely the least boring take on grading jobs I could imagine. Even if you think that job evaluation is dull, or if you’re in HR, you have to get over it. It is very important and foundational to paying people equitably.
Robert Mosley is an HR thought leader and could do stand-up HR comedy. That may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s true. You’ll have to wait until a little later in the episode to see this in action.
In the meantime, I daresay you’ll learn a shocking amount from this episode. Here are some things to note:
• Grading jobs is not job evaluation.
• Broad-banding and narrow-banding, together, will create problems. What you really need is the right number of bands for your organization.
• Who doesn’t love a good quiz? Robert shares his quiz for determining the right number of bands for your organization.
• I can get really focused during these discussions and some things go right over my head.