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April 20, 2016

From the HR Experts: Job Descriptions

Job Descriptions Question: Why are job descriptions important? Answer: Job descriptions serve a variety of purposes for both managers and employees, including: Helping managers explain the key functions of the position when interviewing applicants and/or orienting new employees Providing employees and their supervisors with additional information to support developing performance and work objectives Guiding compensation bench-marking and organizational design decisions by comparing similar levels of job duties and incumbent requirements for knowledge, skills and abilities Improving employee performance by measuring performance with the stated duties and responsibilities of the job Providing employees with clear definitions of job requirements and expectations for enhanced employee development Guiding employees, their medical practitioners and management through decisions relating to potential workplace accommodation discussions Giving management a more organized and […]
January 3, 2014

From the HR Experts: Job Descriptions

Question: Why are job descriptions important? Answer: Job descriptions serve a variety of purposes for both managers and employees, including: -Helping managers explain the key functions of the position when interviewing applicants and/or orienting new employees; -Providing employees and their supervisors with additional information to support developing performance and work objectives; -Guiding compensation benchmarking and organizational design decisions by comparing similar levels of job duties and incumbent requirements for knowledge, skills and abilities; -Improving employee performance by measuring performance with the stated duties and responsibilities of the job; -Providing employees with clear definitions of job requirements and expectations for enhanced employee development; -Guiding employees, their medical practitioners and management through decisions relating to potential workplace accommodation discussions; and -Giving management a more organized and defensible […]