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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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New and changing legislation and emphasis in enforcement patterns have underscored the importance of job descriptions. Job descriptions can help employers withstand employee claims under numerous federal and state laws.(6) They can also provide an employer with a sound basis for defending disciplinary actions involving job conduct or work performance.
AASL published Sample Job Description (2010) for school librarians, which exemplifies the librarian's roles and responsibilities outlined in the standards and is helpful in avoiding the conflicts mentioned by Elkins (2014).
The process of updating existing job descriptions by a leader requires personal leadership abilities of intelligence, intuition, sensitivity, and constant ongoing awareness and evaluation of each employee's degree of job success.
Also, the it's-not-my-jobber is a good reason to make certain your job descriptions are not too detailed.
One confounding issue that might be specific to the clinical laboratory is that of writing too-similar job descriptions for scientists/MTs and MLTs.
Before posting a hastily written job description, companies should ensure they have a clear plan for the new position.
These were either generic CNS job description templates or job descriptions written for a specific specialty position.
People who work as window cleaners can be proud of the new job description: "vision clearance engineers." And a cook today should be addressed as "nourishment production assistant", no matter if he or she works in a canteen or a five-star restaurant.
Our study provides a meaningful translation of conceptual core competencies as used in several of these studies by documenting the actual characteristics and skills used in the language of job descriptions. Our study also follows up these data with an online survey of private-sector hiring personnel with questions designed to match job description results.
A recent survey by a Dubai-based human development foundation has underlined the need for building a comprehensive, effective and scientific employee job descriptions system in the GCC.
To facilitate their analysis, students are provided with brief definitions/ explanations/descriptions of performance management, performance appraisal, job analysis, and job descriptions.