Airtight Writing: Protect Your Workplace and Your Employees with Better Job Descriptions

Speaking Engagement
Charlottesville SHRM

A well-written job description is important long after you take down the employment ad. Job descriptions provide employees, managers, and HR professionals with a realistic picture of job duties and performance guidelines. This session will demonstrate the importance of writing clear and accurate job descriptions, especially when a request for accommodation is made. The presenters will also briefly discuss the current challenge of interviewing a candidate using a virtual platform and how it differs from the traditional in-person meeting.

Learning objectives/ after this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Write job descriptions that accurately reflect and document a job’s essential duties.
  2. Describe how essential duties and job requirements relate to the ADA’s interactive process.
  3. Use job descriptions to create performance guidelines.


Michael Gardner

King Tower


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