You work at a small software development company based in Seattle (on Lake Union) and your organization has a job opening for an administrative assistant. You are looking for someone who can take on additional challenges, besides greeting clients and answering phones. This person will report to you, the Office Manager.
Please write a memo to human resources that addresses the following items. Be sure to write short, but descriptive memo headings.
1. Should the organization consider both an internal and external posting? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
2. Where should HR recruit and/or post job openings for this position? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each possibility you list?
3. Write a job description of at least 3 paragraphs (use of bullet points is ok). Address the job title, position description, desired qualifications, and requirements of the position. (You may want to do some outside research to see the types of qualifications needed for this position in other companies.