Conducting Job Analyses and Lawful Job Descriptions

Use the article “Conducting Thorough Job Analyses and Drafting Lawful Job Descriptions” by Kevin J. Smith to identify the purpose and importance of conducting job analysis.

Discuss the legal importance of a well-defined job description. What is the first step in preparing a job description? What is the process for preparing an accurate job analysis? How does a job analysis help defend against the risk of legal claims? How does an employer draft a useful and effective job description? What is the legal significance of a job description? What are the best practices an employer should adhere to?