Re: Job Description - Thoughts?

Subject: Re: Job Description - Thoughts?
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2020 11:07:12 -0800

In the "olden days" when I was an engineer, companies often created jobs with descriptions like this for high-value tech people who were thinking about retirement. The idea was to delay retirement by reducing the person's workload to keep their knowledge and experience in-house as long as possible.

Today it's pretty rare for companies to give a damn about keeping people with long experience and deep technical knowledge onboard when they make noises about being ready to retire, but I suppose there might still be some around who care about things like that.

Gene Kim-Eng

On 2/23/2020 9:58 AM, Peter Neilson wrote:

I think descriptions like that are aimed at installing a pre-chosen person, and exist only to fulfill a requirement that they "tried" to find someone to fill it.
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