As novelist George Bernard Shaw said, “England and America are two countries separated by a common language”, a quote often used to highlight the differences between the UK and the US. This quote serves as a reminder that whilst we are culturally alike, and we approach business in similar ways there are often some important variations with the delivery; this is particularly highlighted in the differences in HR practices.
You might regard job descriptions as a bit of a luxury and really only the preserve of major employers. But think again – the benefits and protection that they can give may well justify the effort.
What is a job description?
There’s no great mystery or legal definition – it is simply a description of what a job entails and