What is a Job Family?

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What is a job family? Why is it important? And what separates it from a job function? Let’s dive in for some answers.  Job Family Definition A job family includes roles with similar education, skills, training, or experience. So, what is the difference between job function and job family? A job family is a group of… Read more »

Skills vs Competencies…are they the same?

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Skills vs competencies…what’s the difference? Are they the same? Which should you use in your job postings? In this blog, we’ll dig in for answers.   Skills vs Competencies Skills refer to an employee’s learned activities (through training or experience) related to a role.  Competencies are skills (combined with abilities and knowledge) that help an employee… Read more »

What is a Job Function?

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What is a job function? Sounds obvious…or is it? How is job function different than job family, job title, or job role. Let’s dig in. Job function meaning What is job function? The purpose of a job function in a job posting is to give a complete description of the primary responsibilities the employee will… Read more »

8 Great Job Description Management Software Tools (and Why!)

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If you need a better way to control your job descriptions, a new market is emerging for job description management software. We expect Gartner Group, Forrester, IDC  and other top tech research houses to soon categorize this as “the job description software” or “job description management” market. Here are the 8 main job description management… Read more »

The 6 Key Steps for Job Description Management Software

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You need an automated system for job description management to post and fill jobs faster. Here are the key steps I recommend for your effective job description management: 1) Job Description Library If you’re reading this, I’ll assume your current job description management process is not cutting it. Let’s start from the beginning… You’re going… Read more »