Comparison Between Exempt and Nonexempt Work
|Collects and compiles information. Reviews for completeness, identifies missing documentation. Process documents against an established standard by following prescribes audit lists.|
Identifies root cause of problems. Investigates applicable laws, policies and procedures. Ascertains intent of transactions/issue. Creates "historic" record of events and repercussions.
|Identifies problems or issue and selects or determines appropriate action within prescribes guidelines. Analyses based on reviewing the documentation against established standards.||Compare and evaluates possible courses of conduct; acts after considering various possibilities. Considers the cause and effect of historic activities and the impact and potential repercussions of possible actions.|
|Applies skills and knowledge in following prescribed procedures and determines whether specified standard are being met. Uses knowledge in determining which procedures to follow.||Has the power to make an independent choice free from immediate supervision. The decisions may be in the form of a recommendation usually following with minimal, if any, review from higher levels of authority.|
|Determines if documentation meets standards.||Determines how best to resolve the situation.|
|Discretion applied to the production processes as opposed to the company's policies or operations. Consequences may lead to loss through the choice or wrong techniques, improper applications of skills, neglect or failure to follow instructions.||Makes decision of consequences of real and substantial significance regarding the policies or general operations of the business. Ability to deviate from standard policies and procedures.|