Drafting Better Job Descriptions - 20 February 2018 (On Demand)


How to write effective Job Descriptions and Person Specifications.
Writing effective Job Descriptions is one of the most effective ways to clarify expectations and measuring performance.

Poorly written Job Descriptions can lead to potential legal issues, and missing out on hiring, training, and performance opportunities.

Learn how to write effective Job Descriptions and Person Specifications that identify all of the job requirements, and avoid discriminatory language.

This practical webinar will help you write proficient Job Descriptions and Person Specifications so you can:

  •  Focus your attention on what is really needed in the role. 
  • Provide a clear set of objectives to identify the most suitable candidate. 
  •  Consider health and safety obligations for inclusion in the Job Description. 
  •  Prepare a Job Description to assist with performance management, and identify training needs. 
  •  Set out necessary skills, experience and qualifications in the Person Specification. 



  •  What to do before writing a Job Description and Person Specification
  • How to write effective Job Descriptions for your business
  •  Avoiding language that can lead to discrimination claims
  •  Preparing the Job Description for measuring performance
  •  What to include in a Person Specification
  •  How to use information for job evaluation and hiring
  •  Practical tips on updating Job Descriptions


20 February 2018


This webinar is aimed at providing all business owners, managers, employers, Human Resources and administrators seeking practical guidance on how to write and review Job Descriptions.  

This session is particularly useful for those new to HR.  It is also useful for business professionals, such as lawyers and accountants, who want to keep their clients informed on best practice.


Julia Shallcrass, Director and Employment Law Educator, KiwiBoss Limited



1.25 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $180.00 excl. GST

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