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How to Read a Job Description

job description and rscope of work - many uses in the HR industry

When applying for jobs, a well written job description is what attracts someone to a particular job.  The job description should paint a picture of the place and may tell the reader about the work environment, the company culture, required skills, responsibilities and qualities they expect from a candidate.

Below are some valuable links that provide in-depth details on how to decode a job description.

Another good source to find information on job descriptions is LinkedIn Learning, use the keyword, “job descriptions.”

Judy Jones

Judy is a certified Career Facilitator. She has worked with many patrons over the past four years assisting them in writing effective resumes and cover letters. She has guided individuals through the online job application process and has helped them register for Ohio Means Jobs. If you need assistance or would like to send her your resume for review, please email her at jjjones@libraryvisit.org. If you would like to call her to book an appointment, please call 330-744-8636. Judy in also an avid Anglophile! She likes to read British History, fiction and non-fiction, likes to watch TV shows and movies related to British History and often likes to pick at the historical accuracy of such shows.