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Job descriptions, position descriptions, and class descriptions

Describe the differences between a job description, a position description, and a class description.

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A job description is a formalized expectation from an organization on the work they require to be performed within an employee's job. Formal job descriptions are often used during performance reviews to determine if an employee has met or exceeded the requirements of the position. A job description explains the duties, tasks, purpose of the position, the interaction with other staff, equipment used in the performance of duties, and any travel that may be required. The job description often becomes the primary means for recruiting personnel, developing pay and administrative plans, and making ...

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This solution describes the differences between a job description, a position description, and a class description.

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