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March 03, 2010
3 Important Characteristics of a Job Description

In her BLR webinar “Job Descriptions: How to Tackle Tricky Drafting Hurdles to Maximize Compliance and Effectiveness,” Olivia Goodkin of Rutter Hobbs & Davidoff ticked off three important characteristics of a job description:

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  • Includes essential job functions, key skills required, physical, and other demands.
  • Also includes job duties, reporting structure, salary category, and work hours.
  • Not required by law, but is recommended.

Olivia Goodkin, Esq. is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Rutter Hobbs & Davidoff where she specializes in liability avoidance and employment-related litigation. She can be reached via email at

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