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Writing the Job Description

THERE IS A saying in business: “Before you do anything, you have to do something else first.” Before you even think of hiring someone, you have to write out the job description in detail.

Clarity is your best friend. The more clarity you have with regard to exactly the person you want to hire, the easier it will be for you to make an excellent decision later.

Think on paper. Start creating your job description by standing back and thinking through what the individual will be doing from the time work starts in the morning until finishing time in the evening.

List every task, function, and responsibility that the new person will have. Write it out like a checklist, as if you were describing the job to the kind ...

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