How to Write an Effective Job Description

For an employer, writing a job description is just as important as crafting a cover letter for a job seeker. But to grab that seeker's attention and ultimately be convincing enough that your job is the one, you'll have to be concise, functional, practical, and current. You'll also need to be specific about the individual tasks involved, the methods used to complete those tasks, the relationship of the job to other jobs, and the qualifications for the job.