Many of us have faced the challenge of having to recruit new employees. It’s not a fun process and you end up spending a lot of time with poor candidates, often because the job description didn’t frame the job right, and instead relied on all sorts of jibberish. The bottom line is that it is very hard to find good people.
Well, Seth Godin has come up with a novel approach (as he often does). First, he’s offering a $5,000 bounty to whomever refers the new hire. But more important, he writes a job description in plain English that easily explains the tangible and intangible qualities he is seeking.