Job titles affect career development choices considerably, according to analysts. Should HR managers and recruiters pay attention to this notion and propose job titles likewise or a hike in salary? Employers need to keep these three points in mind while writing job titles.
Job Titles Matter
Most analysts believe that job titles matter. Most of the 1,500 office workers who were surveyed recently by Office Angels, a recruitment firm found that 70% would opt for a decent job title over a pay hike. The report suggested that clerks would largely prefer to be known as Specialists or would go creative by calling themselves Office Logistics Coordinators. But are there real advantages of having good sounding job title or is it just a gimmick for satisfying vanity?