|Degree of responsibility or initiative.|
|First Stage: Evaluate each position separately with respect to the factors defined in this manual. Regarding each factor, consider first the definitions of the different evaluation level.|
|Second Stage: The evaluations must be tested for consistency after each position has been evaluated independently. This can be accomplished by comparing the evaluations for the different positions, for every factor, in order to check whether they are compatible with the characteristics (degree of difficulty, etc.) of each position.|
|Third Stage: Reconsider the evaluations for those positions which appear to be inconsistent when compared with all the others.|
The information supplied by the firm should be utilized as much as possible following these three stages. If possible, this work should be done with the personnel manager, or a similar firm executive.
Education refers to the knowledge and skills developed through a learning and training program taken outside the firm or within it. In evaluating educational requirements the degree of difficulty of each position must be considered. Furthermore, the evaluation should be made in terms of the