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job description

noun
1.
an abstract of a job analysis containing the classification of and requirements for a job, used in hiring and placing prospective employees.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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Examples for job description
  • Still, because there's no job description, a first lady is free to make the role anything she wants.
  • Unfortunately the search committee thought your resume of wit and sarcasm was much more in line with the job description.
  • Remember to emphasize your teaching experience and try to relate it to the job description.
  • Address each qualification called for explicitly, in the order listed, matching your language to that of the job description.
  • This-with one hairstyle or another-has pretty much been the job description ever since.
  • If you expect staff to check email regularly on weekends, make it part of the job description and orientation.
  • He was interested in process engineering, though that wasn't part of his job description.
  • After the meeting, review the terminated employee's job description as well as policies on warnings and dismissals.
  • Pay attention to key words, repeating some defining terms from the job description.
  • Of course, these shadow chores never appear in one's job description, let alone justify any salary increase.
British Dictionary definitions for job description

job description

noun
1.
a detailed written account, agreed between management and worker, of all the duties and responsibilities which together make up a particular job
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Contemporary definitions for job description
noun

a formal explanation of an employee's responsibilities

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