When a recruiter comes to us for a quote, one of the first things we ask them for is a job description for the position they are trying to fill. But even if you don't have a back-office asking you for one, you should get a job description for all of your job orders, especially for contract placements.
Job descriptions allow you to:
More importantly, getting job descriptions could become the law, at least in one state. The Massachusetts House of Represenatives is considering the Reform Employment Agency Law, which would, among other things, require staffing agencies to provide contract employees with a job description
If you have trouble getting job descriptions or are not sure what they should include, check out our next blog post where we will tackle those two issues.