Feel like a Jack or Jill of all trades? Pretty soon, the rest of the office may be feeling the same way, if they don’t already.
According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, we’ve entered the era of the “superjob,” in which businesses of all sizes are asking employees to take on extra tasks that may not be in their job descriptions.
The underlying reason is the unemployment crisis and a quest for more efficiency. “Job descriptions are written in sand,”consultant Rich Moran says.
Tip for coping with a “stretch” job: Manage up. Let your boss know when you have conflicting priorities or an unmanageable workload.
— Adapted from “‘Superjobs’: Why You Work More, Enjoy It Less,” Anne Kadet, The Wall Street Journal.
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