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How To Write A Job Description For A Cultivator Profile

June 20, 2024

As part of my “How to attract top talent with precision & clarity” series, we move on to the CULTIVATOR profile.

We use a platform called Contribution Compass to profile candidates. When we take the time to understand the profile of the person we want to recruit, we can be smart using the right language to attract that candidate, saving time filtering in the right people and filtering out the wrong people.

What does a Cultivator need?

  • They want to add value

  • To control final outcomes

  • Time and space to complete their projects

What will a Cultivator bring?

  • Some grounded, realistic and data driven

  • Efficiency

  • A “spidey sense” for spotting trouble

  • The ability to manage tasks around detail very well

Balance the risk

Can be overly attached to risk mitigation. Need to be in control. Freeze up when outcomes are unknown. Not crisis managers. Overly focused on micro-management. Inflexible to deviate from the plan. Doesn’t always see the value in ideas and brands.

The type of language to use in a JD

Grounded. Calm. Project Management.t Efficient. Sustainable growth. Process driven. Long-term projects. Expert planner. Risk mitigation. Routine-based. Build an infrastructure. Asset developer. Refiner. Understand complexity. Ability to see warning signs. Ability to balance time, money & process

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