Guest post by Jennifer King
In this excellent article, Jennifer talks about the need for better job descriptions.
Most job descriptions are awful. They make the hiring company sound boring. They make the work sound tedious. And they all sound pretty much the same, citing the need for a “self-starter” who is a “team player” and whatnot.
“Most job descriptions don’t even reference a person. There’s no ‘him/her,’ ‘you,’ or ‘us.’ They must be hiring a robot, I suppose.” — Keesha Galindo, director of HR for Moolala
This could be a real problem for employers when they try to hire Generation Y Millennials (read: not robots)–people like me. Read more.