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Our Job Descriptions Necessary?

1. Are job descriptions really necessary? What would happen if a company decided not to use job descriptions?

2. An increasing number of firms discipline employees for smoking, and some conduct random testing to check for nicotine use, even if such use takes place on the employees' free time. Do you think a company has the right to monitor and punish for behaviors that may increase company costs, even if they are legal and carried out outside normal working hours? Why, or why not?

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1. Job descriptions are absolutely necessary, in order to give potential employees a firm grasp on what a job position would actually entail, as well as what will be required of them in order to adequately fulfill the position. Job descriptions are very important, due to the fact that they aptly describe the day-to-day tasks that are required of the individual that fills this position, which will provide an individual with a firm basis from which to make the decision as to whether or not they are suited for this position. In addition, knowledge of the day-to-day tasks that will be required in order to adequately perform the required functions of the position will give applicants the information that is needed in order to conduct a detailed self-analysis that would help them to ...

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