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What is Essential? The Madness of Maintaining Job Descriptions Under the DOL

Posted by: Nancy Bourque    Aug 9, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Your new position just got approved and, finally, that mission-critical headcount addition is green-lighted. Celebration ensues until the actual work of finding the ideal candidate begins. The first step is to get a job description. In some cases, a perfectly vetted position analysis and description may exist, one that captures the particulars and purpose of the job. For those not fortunate enough to have a compensation professional providing such information, the search to find the right words to describe the work begins. So launches the journey of a thousand words cut-and-pasted from Indeed.com.

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Topics: employment law, Department of Labor, Nancy Bourque, position descriptions, job descriptions