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Job Description

A list of the duties associated with a job. It may also include compensation information and minimum education or experience requirements. A job description is used when a company or organization attempts to hire someone. It helps the company find qualified candidates. Likewise, it helps job seekers to find positions they are both willing and able to do.

job description

a statement of the work tasks which constitute a JOB and the responsibilities of the employee in performing that job. Job descriptions usually form part of an employee's CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.
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