Are we there yet? No, we're still some way off the 'future of work'. Just read a few job adverts to see 'old of ways of working' are still common practice:
❌ "5+ years of experience ..."
❌ Focus on a long list of tasks and responsibilities
❌ Limited view of flexibility - most search options are full-time, part-time, contract, or casual
The move to more forward-thinking talent practices will take a mix of top-down and bottom-up approaches.
One such bottom-up approach is better job briefs. Specifically questioning at the outset of hiring:
⭐ How can the role be looked at more flexibly? Internal mobility, job-share, term-time employment etc.
⭐ What outcomes will someone achieve if they are performing the role well?
⭐ Dig deeper and prioritise transferable skills. Instead of a long list of vague generic terms, hone in on the most important skills and explore further.
⭐ Focus on quality of experience not the quantity of experience.
The Role Canvas is a simple tool to help you conduct better job briefs. You can download it for free here: https://www.inthegame.com.au/role-canvas