My friend Mags was telling me that she was telling me that they weren’t getting any good applicants for the open jobs.
they were incredibly busy at work and to complicate matters they were dreadfully short people in the main production area.
She was really upset. Her customers were not getting their jobs on time. Late jobs are a really big deal in this business and additionally result in down charges as it now causes delays at the next company.
Hmmm. Not getting good responses to job postings.
That got me curious and I reviewed what they had listed.
No wonder they weren’t getting any good applicants. The job postings were so utilitarian that they screamed this is a disinterested employer. They clearly illustrated that you would, at best, be a replaceable cog in a wheel.
Actions for better job postings:
1) Take a look at any job postings you currently have posted.
2) Do they tell a story?
3) Do they invite the people you are trying to attract?
4) Looking at just the job posting would you want to work there?
***I suspect you may find that there is some serious thought and conversations to have about this. This has to be fixed
There’s a longer story that I will follow up on soon.
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