Job descriptions

Employers should formulate a job description when recruiting to a new position. When recruiting to an existing position, the employer should review the job description to ensure that it is up to date.

The job description should set out accurately the duties and responsibilities of the post and should be used with a person specification to identify the most suitable candidate.


Attracting suitable candidates

1 Jul 2004

In this series, we delve into the XpertHR reference manual to find essential information relating to one of our features. This month's topic...

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Leadership is the top skill a manager can hold

15 Jun 2004

Managers have ranked leadership as the most important skill in their job in a survey carried out by management consultancy...

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Simply the best

8 Jun 2004

WL Gore & Associates is the best employer in Britain, according to the Sunday Times' 100 Best Companies to Work For 2004 list.

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Building on vision and values

1 May 2004

Siemens Shared Services has developed a competency framework as the basis for staff development. Here we look at how job families and some 150 job descriptions, were refined and implemented

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