Grand Master of Underlings — Deputy Manager 31. Media Distribution Officer — Anyone with a paper round. In the case of Andrew Golis , not even : Working closely with The Atlantic's Editorial and Digital Strategy and Operations teams, Golis will support the media brand's expanding video and paid-content initiatives. . The memorable monikers drive imagination and help the brands shine in a highly competitive marketplace. Following some dramatic ups and downs it ended this year with an overall growth in job postings but was only up by 17%. If you have to ask, we can't tell you.
If I were hiring someone, I would run the other way. But while geniuses are on the rise, heroes are on the decline — by 44%, to be exact. The modern office is experiencing breakneck technological change, and that goes double for today's rapidly evolving and sometimes ridiculous job titles. Job titles are getting a little silly now. Ass-kicking analogies Marketing Ninja Don't laugh.
Those potatoes never stood out of line. In fact, California makes up 15% of rockstar job listings in the nation. And ain't nothing grand about getting fired. On top of all of this, John and I are a bit snarky and while we take our work seriously, life is too short to take things like titles seriously. New Media Guru — A Digital Marketing Manager. C'mon -- inflating the perception of the executive or size of company can get pretty obvious.
Professional Snuggler He grabbed this job with both hands. Oyster Floater — Someone who floats oysters in water until they are free of impurities 29. He must have realized the sensei part was confusing. Digital Dynamo — Digital Marketing Executive. Creator of Happiness — Who knows? You may even run into the issue of job seekers being put off by weird job titles and deciding to not apply. Sometimes it comes from a real necessity, other times it is just a smart way to make somebody feel more important regarding their role in a firm, and then again sometimes job titles look like a joke from somebody who was willing to have a laugh that day. Sweet gig if you can get it! Well, get with the program, because the revival tent is coming to your office, promoted by a Technology Evangelist.
If your title is too long or too short, it will not rank well. This year, seven terms performed particularly strongly: genius, guru, hero, ninja, superhero, rockstar, and wizard. Last week, we posted a special Halloween extravaganza: What we uncovered was pretty disturbing… Yes, some people actually choose to work with blood, guts and flesh-eating bugs, ghouls, goblins and bombs. All in all though, let's give the entrepreneurs credit as there's a lot to this title making craft that legacy companies are learning from too. Today, however, it is used in job postings across a variety of industries. Coordinator of interpretive teaching — Museum tour guide.
Make sure not to include special characters in your title. If I want to reach the marketing director, how will I know that I really need to speak to the Word Wizard? Grand Master of Underlings — A Deputy Manager. Creativity Analyst — An Assistant Marketing Manager. Rather than calling employees by a traditional moniker, many leading companies opt to use more playful titles for their employees. Catalyst — An Office Manager. When you think ninja, the attributes that spring to mind are agile, deadly, acrobatic. Communications Ambassador — Who knows? Be like Method the cool cleaning products company , and let the person choose her own title.
Problem Wrangler — Counsellor 9. Marketing Rock Star— A Marketing Executive 43. Why not incorporate aspects of digital fluency and innovation into each and every job at your firm? Are they sending this person out for deer and berries every day? Bear Biologist and Paperfolder 17. Waste management and disposal technician — Bin man 4. What funny job titles have you heard in your travels? Zombie — Working as a zombie at the will bring in a substantial salary £30,000! Under Secretary to the Sub-Committee — Who knows? Integration Synchronicity Specialist Technology 30. Modern Occupation Random Generator Option 1 for the job title generator isn't a random generator.
I'm much too shallow for that. Last week, the chilling visage of was thrust upon the world. Male Specimen Courier Frozen Semen Delivery 12. The marketers who think their cute titles create differentiation simply don't understand the discipline. Actions and Repercussions Adviser —?????? To find out more, Stop trying to be overly creative; you should be proud of what you actually do. I implore the people who create job titles to start creating ones that actually mean something. Recently I have found articles that come from 2007 and I do recognize that this is not the place to start this debate, but I wonder why the impression on the content from 2007 is worth the same a content from 2012? Chief Imagination Officer Technology 19.
According to this article from , Damon Horowitz helps advocate for a moral compass in technology and for continued investment in humanities education. It's getting ridiculous to the extreme. Glad you've covered the subject so thoroughly. It is only used to improve how a website works. He's standing behind you right now ready to pounce with his nunchucks. Initiative Officer — Planner 38.