What Does “job Title” Mean?

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A job title is the name used to describe a specific group of tasks performed by an individual for a business or another enterprise. A job title is an efficient way to tell what a person does.

Human resource departments and the U.S. Department of Labor maintain a list of job titles. Common job titles are accountant, attorney, administrative assistant, plumber, electrician, cashier, metal finisher and so on. Organizations also have job titles that are specific to a particular company or industry, and a job title in one company or industry might be different in company or industry. Companies use job titles, along with job descriptions, in employment ads to inform potential employees of the type of work available.