When you’re hiring–especially for a new company where all the positions are new–writing job descriptions can be almost as much fun as a root canal. You sit down to write it, and your mind goes blank–just what does a finance manager do? You have no idea.
Rather than write something ridiculous, you need a guide–but if you’ve never done the job, do you even have a clue what you need? Sure, you can tell candidates that the roles are still developing, and you’re hiring them precisely for their expertise, but there are a lot of different people out there with different knowledge.
So, here’s a two-step process that you can go through to help figure out the job description.
Step 1: Take a look at LinkedIn.
Yes, LinkedIn is for networking, and maybe that’s where you’ll find your ideal candidate for the role, but you can also look at