3 Things Your Job Description is Missing


 

By Eric Termuend

Long gone are the days where we simply checked in and checked out of work. With the average American working 47 hours a week, and many working over 50, work isn’t just something we do, it is an indicator of who we are, who we spend our time with, and what problems we are interested in solving. Why then is it 16% of the global workforce is engaged, and only 17% here at home are engaged?

If a prospective employee’s first touch point with a company isn’t someone who already works there, it is likely the job description on the career page or job board. This posting is intended to, as aptly named, describe the job. But when the average posting is floating around 500 words, how is it possible for one to understand what life they’re going to be living as a result of the job?

To fix this problem, the first thing we need to realize is that a prospective employee isn’t just signing up for a job and to work with our ‘incredible team of highly motivated, driven individuals that are rockstars both in and outside of the office’, they’re signing up for a way of life. When we understand that work and life isn’t ‘balanced’ like it used to be, and that we just live life, and work is a part of it.

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