S02E11 - HR Rescue: How to Write a Job Description

Do you have job descriptions for each role within your organization? Job descriptions can help lay the groundwork for effective compensation, performance management and recruitment programs. Job descriptions are the cornerstone for communicating a job to a prospective employee, provide the baseline for what is expected from an employee in their role, and play a critical role in an organization's ability to defend itself against discrimination claims. For this reason it is important that job descriptions are clear, concise and focused on the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform each job. In this segment, HR expert Jenni Stone shares some best practices in writing a job description.