What hiring language from 25,000 recent job descriptions tells us about corporate cultural norms
Let’s say that you collected 1,000 people together and gave them simple instructions: In one minute, everyone start singing your favorite song.
It’s easy to imagine the resulting chaos. 1,000 different voices bursting into different music, lots of them out of tune and none of it coordinated.
That’s what it’s like when you ask 1,000 hiring managers at your company each to write a job description for a role on their team. 1,000 different voices saying different things, lots of it poorly constructed and none of it coordinated.
Now imagine that, in