Creating Your Dream Job Essay

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Assignment # 2 – “Creating Your Dream Job”

Assignment # 2 – “Creating Your Dream Job”

Samantha Conley
BUS 310 – Human Resource Management
Professor Demao 11/30/12

Create a job description and specifications for your dream job.
Research and Development Specialist

Job Description: Execute and lead all product research and development activities for approved business initiatives in a cross-functional and collaborative manner in an effort to support in coordinating design, development, validation, and documentation of systems & components. Provide technical support in response to customer needs and typically interacting with engineers at commercial, industrial, and other
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Ability to analyze and communicate financial benefits of product improvements. Attention to detail and organization are imperative for this position.
Design a compensation and benefits package related to your dream job.

I would like to earn $40,000 annually as a base salary for an entry level position in this field. I would also like to receive bonuses and profit sharing. As far as a benefits package is concerned I would like to receive medical, dental, life, and vision. I would like a 401k with employer match. I would also like to receive paid vacation, sick time, and holidays. I would also like the company to provide me with a laptop and cell phone. I would like an allowance for travel or a reimbursement program for company sanctioned travel to include the cost of meals and hotel while traveling for the company.
Rationalize your compensation and benefits package. Be sure to indicate research and considerations that went into the design of the compensation and benefits package. The wage I chose is based on information gathered from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is an estimated wage for an entry level position in this field. The actual wage would depend on the hiring company. I also used information that I gathered from job postings for jobs in this field and the benefits that were offered by the various companies. The benefits such as medical, dental, vision, life, and 401k as well as paid vacations and

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