Job Epics - an Agile approach to reinventing job descriptions.

schedule Jun 30th 04:00 PM - 04:20 PM place EN 103 (L100) people 42 Attending

Three months ago, Loud&Clear eliminated job descriptions. Every role in our team is now neatly summarised in just 8 user stories, describing the 'features' each person brings to Loud&Clear.

With this change, our company is busier than ever, but we're also the calmest we've ever been. Traditional job descriptions are long, uninspiring and irrelevant. They were buried in contracts, and unnecessarily secretive. As our people and our company evolved, JDs often became comically out of date. 

We think Job Epics is the Agile approach to traditional Job Descriptions.  In a 20-30 minute talk, I'll discuss what motivated us to rethink JDs, how we went about implementing user stories for each person in our company, and what we've learned.

 

 

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

I'll talk through:

  • How we came up with the idea of an Agile approach to Job Descriptions
  • How we implemented it and how you can implement Job Epics in your team
  • The transformative results so far
  • Q&A if desired

Learning Outcome

Learn about an exciting new approach that reinvents traditional job descriptions - Job Epics.

 

 

Target Audience

Any one interested in organisational transformation, future of work.

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