Job Evaluation at Whole Foods Market Essay

1099 Words Feb 8th, 2013 5 Pages
Job Evaluation at Whole Foods Market
Deb France
HR 598 Compensation
DeVry University-Keller Graduate School of Management

Introduction
The goal of any company is to attract and retain employees who share their core values. Whole Foods Core Values include selling the highest quality natural and organic products, satisfying and delighting customers, supporting their Team Members (Whole Food Employees) happiness and growth, creating wealth through profits and growth, caring about the communities and our environment, creating win-win partnerships with their suppliers and promoting the health of their stakeholders through healthy eating education. I will take these core values and apply them to the job analysis and prepared job
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Therefore, individuals who work for Whole Food realize they are valued and with the training and development programs that are offered, a person can promote to a higher level with the experience, knowledge and skills they have obtained in their positions.
Evaluation of Job Descriptions
The job descriptions in this case study could use more structure. I found it very difficult to decipher some of the information within the job description. Even after going to the WholeFoodsMarket.com website to compare, I had difficulty giving a job title to some of the descriptions. While the job descriptions themselves did have most of the information needed to help a person place a job title with the description, they could have been better written.
These job descriptions did not give a very general position overview which would have been helpful. For example, for Job A, the position overview could have listed some of the tasks the job has. The following is taken from the Prepared Foods Team Member position description under the position overview: “Performs in the Prepared Food Department all of the following tasks: preparation, counter service, sanitation and stocking of products. Maintains a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient Customer Service. Supports team leader and regional coordinator in training and maintaining regional standards”. (WholeFoodsMarket.com)
Instead of listing all of the job duties…

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