Job Descriptions: Why, What and How?

Job Descriptions: Why, What and How?

This course will train you on how to effectively write job descriptions.  A job description's primary purpose is to help recruit and select the right candidate for the job.  However, an effectively written, up-to-to date job description can contribute to the success or detriment of most HR functions. Namely, recruiting and onboarding (candidate, new hire, incumbent), assessing and developing a new hire, setting expectations, promoting, rewarding and ultimately engaging and retaining candidates.

Topics covered in this session include:  

  • Purpose of job descriptions
  • Why job descriptions are important and can serve as a protectant against litigation
  • Strategies for data gathering
  • Determining job description criteria
  • Developing job descriptions


2.75 Recertification Credit Hours     2.75 PDCs
7/26/2017 9:30 AM - 7/26/2017 12:30 PM
Depaul University - OHare Campus
8770 W. Bryn Mawr
Chicago, IL 60631 United States

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