‘Rock Star’ is perhaps the most abused phrase in the history of job listings. Nobody should be looking for a “rock star” accountant, HR recruiter or janitor. Whoever is posting these jobs is grossly misinformed as to the nature of rock stardom. Or accounting. Or both.
Without checking out the screencap of the job description below, see if you can tell which of the following describes the life and responsibilities of a rock star, and which describes those of a Planet Funk store manager.
Good luck! You’ll need it! I bet you can’t tell the difference! These exclamation points in no way indicate sarcasm! I am simply saying the opposite of what I think! I don’t know what words mean! I think that means I am a rock star!
Which of these qualities belong to a Rock Star, and which to a Planet Funk Store Manager?
- Leads by example and inspires entire team in the 18 steps of the Secrets to Selling Success
- Lives a life of wanton, consequence-free promiscuity
- Despite enormous wealth, is endlessly supplied with free, high-quality narcotics
- Effectively utilizes corporate reports to manage payroll and profit
Click the pic to read the actual job description. Then avoid this job.