Hiring for IT: What to do and what not to do Whether you’re scouting and screening IT candidates […]
On June 14, 1777, the 2nd Continental Congress confirmed the first American flag. One hundred and eighty-one years later, President Eisenhower selected a new design with fifty stars. Did you know that the designer was a 17-year old Ohio high school student?
In Part 1 of this article, we covered the basic ingredients of a good job description. The key elements are: Job Title, Job Summary, Job Scope, Responsibilities, Internal Relationships, and Skills. These are the meat and potatoes.
Is it enough? No, it’s just the bare minimum. A good job description does more.
If you’re looking for a part-time job, a general labor job, or your very first job, it’s still essential to have a resume. A resume is a valuable tool that lets you organize and show your achievements. For the person interviewing you, it’s useful, informative, and may set you apart from other job applicants.
A good job description is one of the most important tools in a successful job placement. It helps employers describe, refine, and sell a role. It allows job candidates to compare their skills and background to the requirements of the position—and to qualify or disqualify themselves. It’s essential for recruiters, ad writers, and interviewers. In fact, if done right, it prevents wasted time for everyone.