My daughter sent this link to me. You might have already seen this, but it was new for me.
Recently a Boston agency posted a postion for ‘Director of Operations’. Many people viewed it, but only 24 applied. I can understand that after reading the main requirements listed below.
Must be able to work 135+ hours a week
Ability to work overnight, associate needs pending
Willingness to forgo any breaks
Work mostly standing up and/or bending down
Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis
Ph.D. in psychology or real-life equivalent
Crisis management skills a must
Ability to manage a minimum of 10-15 projects at one time
Ability to communicate at all levels (basic to advanced)
Ability to improvise
Proficient in handling sticky situations (literally and figuratively)
Ability to coordinate multiple, often conflicting, schedules
Ability to make independent decisions on behalf of others
Ability to work with associates with minimal ability
Ability to work in a chaotic environment
Frequent travel; minivan driving experience a plus
Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach
Flexible when it comes to surprise requests
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in negotiating, counseling and culinary arts
Understanding of social media, mobile devices and video games
Understanding of finance
Understanding of medicine
Valid driver’s license, CPR certification and Red Cross membership
Ability to wear several hats, professional and domestic
Positive disposition at all times
Would you have applied for this job? Watch and find out if they found someone who would do this.
P.S. I teared up at the end, so thank you Katie, I agree. I am grateful too!