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An Inspiring Prescription for Job Descriptions

Filed under: Podcast Series: Humor at Work - 20 Nov 2013

podcast An inspiring prescription for job descriptions:  Are your job descriptions creative, conversational and fun?  Plus Mike’s fun at work tip will have you humming while you work, a …

An Inspiring Prescription for Job Descriptions

Filed under: Humor in the Workplace Blog - 20 Nov 2013

Job descriptions are rapidly becoming so yesterday. More and more organizations are eschewing formal job descriptions, opting instead for, well, nothing. Companies that shun job descriptions tend to be highly innovative and they believe that job descriptions pigeonhole people into a box. Some feel job descriptions are a subtle way of telling people what they can’t do and only serve to foster the archaic, silo-creating, productivity-sapping, mind-numbingly annoying, “It’s not in my job description” mentality so prevalent during the Jurassic period (it’s the real reason dinosaurs died out).  

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