Ever wanted to know what is behind those standard phrases in job ads?
It is all being revealed now, just read on…
The real meaning of words in Job Ads
We remain competitive by paying less than our competitors.
JOIN OUR FAST-PACED COMPANY:
We have no time to train you and you’ll have to introduce yourself
to your co-workers.
SEEKING ENTHUSIASTIC, FUN, HARD WORKING, PEOPLE:
….who still live with their parents and won’t mind our
CASUAL WORK ATMOSPHERE:
We don’t pay enough to expect that you’ll dress up; well, we don’t
shave around here and wear our tats with pride
JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM:
We all listen to nutty motivational tapes.
MUST BE DEADLINE ORIENTED:
You’ll be six months behind schedule on your first day.
SOME OVERTIME REQUIRED:
Some time each night and some time each weekend.
DUTIES WILL VARY:
Anyone in the office can boss you around.
MUST HAVE AN EYE FOR DETAIL:
We have no quality control, so you better get it right
COLLEGE DEGREE PREFERRED:
Unless you wasted those four years studying something useless like
philosophy or English.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE:
We’ve filled the job; our call for resumes is just a legal
SEEKING CANDIDATES WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF EXPERIENCE:
You’ll need it to replace three people who just left.
PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS A MUST:
You’re walking into a company in perpetual chaos.
REQUIRES TEAM LEADERSHIP SKILLS:
You’ll have the responsibilities of a manager, without the pay or
GOOD COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
Management communicates, you listen, figure out what they want, and
ha ha ha!
And thank you for making me Your Orange County Real Estate Connection.
Michael Caruso, Broker ABR ABRM CLHMS CRB CRS GREEN GRI
Past President, Orange County Association of Realtors (949) 753-7900