Pretentious job titles are worth something. Thanks to the rise of LinkedIn, your title is now more than ever a status symbol; you’re now seeing a lot of ‘chiefism’ at board level

Pretentious job titles are worth something. Thanks to the rise of LinkedIn, your title is now more than ever a status symbol; you’re now seeing a lot of ‘chiefism’ at board level

“Because ‘director’ has become quite devalued, you’re now seeing a lot of ‘chiefism’ at board level,” she says. “Until recently, you only had chief executive officers, but now you have chief content officers, chief HR officers, chief creative officers and chief brand officers.”

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