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Did you know: The Code of Good Practice says all your employees' job descriptions must contain the following?

by , 21 August 2014
When you hear shocking scandals of people who hold high positions who got their jobs without being interviewed, you wonder if the companies who make these appointments even have job descriptions in place for their employees.

These days it just seems like many companies are flouting labour laws and are doing their own things.

But, this shouldn't deter you from doing the right thing, especially when it comes to your employees' job descriptions.

Take a look at what The Code of Good Practice says you must include in your job descriptions so you can comply and avoid non-compliance fines.

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Every employee must have a job description that contains the following, says The Code of Good Practice

The Code of Good Practice on the Preparation, Implementation and Monitoring of Employment Equity says you must ensure all your employees have job descriptions that contain certain minimum requirements. These include:

#1: The role and duties of the job;

#2: A description of the outputs of the job. The Code says this must be an accurate and current picture of what functions make up the job and mustn't include unrelated tasks;

#3: The job's location, purpose, responsibilities, authority levels, supervisory levels, and the inter-relationships between the job and other jobs in the same area;

#4: A description of the inputs of the job. This must contain details about the knowledge, experience, qualifications, skills and attributes required to perform the job effectively; and

#5: The essential or inherent requirements of the job so that your employee understands the minimum requirements of the position.

Keep this important point in mind when it comes to job descriptions

You must ensure that both interviewers and candidates are familiar with the content of the job description at the interview stage. This way you can make a meaningful assessment of the applicant's suitability to perform the functions on the job description.

Now that you know what to include in your employee's job description, comply with The Code of Good Practice.

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