I’ve long wanted a service I’d call RateAJob (riff on the necessary Rate My Professors) where one could review job descriptions or job postings. Easiest is add a comments section to postings which UpWork, The Ladders, LinkedIn, CareerBuilder (apparently still around), Dice (good candidates get demotivated here), AngelList Job, GlassDoor Jobs, etc. (every work-related site/service/app has a jobs listing part) could easily do, but none have yet and none will ever.
As such, I publicly post ridiculous job descriptions, dumb jobs, non-serious role write-ups which I’ve received. Light cleans darkness so sharing this is an important as the silence behind bad recruiters privately circulating client-free job descriptions lowers the digital trail thus their accountability. Consider this #talkjobs akin to #talkpay.
And now without further ado, the goods (um, the bads):