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Job Descriptions – Part 3: Valuable Tools or HR’s Headache?

[Author: Lesley Sifers, Tax Favored Benefits, Inc., 2012; R-2013 | Keywords: Human Resources, Recruiting, Job Description] In the August issue, I provided you with tips on how to collect and organize information about the positions in your company. Now, it is time to actually begin writing your job descriptions. Job descriptions should be uniform in appearance and… Read More »

Job Descriptions – Part 2: Valuable Tools or HR’s Headache?

[Author: Lesley Sifers, Tax Favored Benefits, Inc., 2012; R-2013 | Keywords: Human Resources, Job Description] In the last issue, I wrote about the many ways job descriptions can help you manage your business and the advantages of creating them. You must be very excited about beginning this project! Where do you begin?  Step #1: Identify the various… Read More »

Job Descriptions – Part 1: Valuable Tools or HR’s Headache?

[Author: Lesley Sifers, Tax Favored Benefits, Inc., 2012; R-2013 | Keywords: Human Resources, Job Description] To be honest, I HATE writing job descriptions. It’s a lot of work to collect the information, actually write the description properly, and “sell it” to employees and managers (in addition to reviewing them periodically to ensure they are up-to-date). However, in… Read More »