We are in the process of rewriting job descriptions. What are some effective ways to do this without causing undue alarm? Are there a specific set of steps that companies should follow when tackling this project? And are there any good evaluation tools to assess how effective/complete our descriptions are?
—New Definitions, OD administrator, health care, Scottsdale, Arizona
What are ways that we can determine who our company's top performers are?
—Taking Stock, wholesale trade, Seattle
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