8 Tips on Making the Job Description Stand Out

JazzHR

Nowadays, the majority of job descriptions look the same. They have the same structure and use the same phrases as if HR professionals had read the same manual, “How to write a job description.” Create a job description with the AIDA model.

Job Descriptions Are the New Landing Page.

Fistful of Talent

I’m talking about job descriptions. Most job ads are still dry, boring, and lack any semblance of life or soul. Bottom-line: the way most of us do job descriptions today has gotta go. Instead, treat job descriptions like your new landing page.

10 Tips For Writing Job Descriptions

Glassdoor for Employers

Every month, as many as about 65 million job seekers come to Glassdoor to search for jobs. While ads can work wonders to attract informed candidates to your open roles, there is a lot you can do as an employer to ensure job seekers find your jobs postings online.

How to Develop a Job Description That Works

JazzHR

A job description is a lot more than just a list of an individual’s responsibilities. Perform a job analysis. Before creating a job description , you need as much information as possible on the duties, tasks, and responsibilities related to the role.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

match open jobs. Here we take a look at both sides of the camp: NOPE, AND HERE’S WHY. With the unemployment rate at a historical. Some more frequently mentioned reasons are: + TRAINING As job requirements change, employers are. fast pace that with the unemployment rate at.

How to Write the Ultimate Job Description

Glassdoor for Employers

With today’s unemployment rate at the lowest level since 1969 , recruiters need to pull out all the stops in order to attract and hire the top talent that they need. Case in point: job descriptions. 5 Keys to Writing a Great Job Description.

How to create click-worthy job descriptions

JazzHR

Creating a quality job advertisement is arguably one of the toughest things in HR and recruiting. Sometimes your hiring manager will hand you over a novella of a job description, and expect you to find candidates who will read through that.

5 Crucial Elements to Creating a Memorable Job Description

Leoforce

At our very core, we crave only three things: To feel safe. Candidates usually do the same with your job posting. A job posting is a marketing advertisement designed to attract people; it’s not intended to be a barrier to entry.” . – Lou Adler.

Improve Your Job Descriptions for Higher Quality Applicants

Recruitics

In fact, in part one of the series we covered how to apply marketing best practices to recruitment , which was followed by the do’s and don’ts of writing effective job titles. How to improve your job descriptions for better applications.

12 Examples of Poorly Written Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Poorly written job descriptions share certain things in common. I’ve analyzed (by hand) many thousands of job descriptions and created this checklist of the”worst job description practices” to avoid. The job title is key.

Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

positions open then there are candidates available to fill them, giving candidates more power at the bargaining table. TO QUALITY CANDIDATES In a candidate-driven market, simply finding job. 13 hours a week — roughly a day and a half at. partner do the best job possible by.

Recruit Like A Marketer: A/B Test Your Job Descriptions

Fistful of Talent

You’re a recruiter and a new job hits your desk. Only, you have a very involved and opinionated hiring manager who thinks they have drafted the Pulitzer for job descriptions. In our scenario: Variation A “The Control” – Your hiring manager’s job description.

How to Make Your Job Descriptions More SEO-friendly

JazzHR

As any HR professional can tell you, attracting top talent in today’s competitive job market is no easy task. Nowadays, it’s no longer enough to simply write a compelling job description and hope for the best. These types of modifiers are best saved for the job description.”

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Guest Blog: 6 Common Mistakes In Job Descriptions That Scare Away Best Talent

JazzHR

According to studies , an average job-seeker spends about 49 seconds on reading your post before deciding whether it’s a match for their skills and needs. However, many companies still waste their time, and the time of their candidates, with sub-par job descriptions.

How to Make Your Job Descriptions More SEO-friendly

JazzHR

As any HR professional can tell you, attracting top talent in today’s competitive job market is no easy task. Nowadays, it’s no longer enough to simply write a compelling job description and hope for the best. These types of modifiers are best saved for the job description.”

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Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

a job applicant. Job seekers are left feeling like the. person for the job. learning to scrub prior job descriptions and high- performing employee profiles to uncover the most. In theory, applying for a job should be simple. But in reality, the job.

How to Create High-Quality Job Descriptions in 2019

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Due to swift and constant developments in artificial intelligence (AI) technology, nearly half of executives claim that job descriptions are becoming obsolete in 2019 and beyond. Here’s how you can create high-quality job descriptions in 2019.

Writing Smart Job Descriptions to Hire Smart People

JWT Inside

So she’s basically a late Millennial or very early Gen Z, and currently in the job market. She was lamenting the problems of the job search process, and how all the jobs and every company had a sameness to them. A job description that’s clear and honest – and smart! –

4 SEO Best Practices for Your Job Descriptions

Hireology

Given the record-low unemployment rate and competitive job market, today’s job seekers are doing extensive research and are highly selective when it comes to making career moves. One of the most critical aspects of your employment brand is your job descriptions.

3 Essential Steps For Making Your Job Descriptions POP!

Social Talent

There was one item of the recruiter’s toolkit that seemed to be constantly underused and not fully optimised… The humble yet mighty job description. Lars has pinpointed three things to help you revolutionise the way you write your job descriptions POP!

How to Write a Job Description That Attracts Candidates

Whoz Who

Post Your Job Free. How to Write a Job Description That Attracts Candidates. A great job description – ad helps your potential candidates to learn more about your company and culture and how well it syncs with their skills, knowledge, abilities and personality.

3 Tips for Writing Effective Job Descriptions

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Could your job description be to blame? When I picked up the job description, the problem became immediately apparent. The job description was a wish list of every gap and project the hiring manager could think of, along with an impossible list of qualifications.

Top 10 Feminine-Biased Words Used in Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Masculine vs. feminine job descriptions remains a hot topic these days. Last week I shared The Top 10 Masculine Biased Words Used in Job Descriptions. If you’re trying to gender-neutralize your job ads, eliminating those top 10 masculine-biased words is a good start.

5 Tips on Writing Great Job Descriptions

Glassdoor for Employers

Today’s job seekers have a lot of choice for jobs. If your organization has open positions, your job descriptions (and job titles) need to be on point, easy to digest and sell not only your open positions but your organization and employer brand, too. That can be a tall order for equally busy hiring managers, who may default to simple cookie-cutter job descriptions that, unfortunately, undersell what makes their company and positions unique.

3 Types of Job Description Software (and Why Each Matters)

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

In my view, there are 3 major types of job description software now available. Here they are: 1) Candidate Experience Job Description Software. Some clients of applicant tracking systems are not satisfied with the ATS job pages. It might be because: The URL shown is that of the ATS. You have to use the font and color scheme of the ATS (and not your own. The ATS job search returns too many false positives.

The Death of the Common Job Description

Glassdoor for Employers

The way people consume content has changed dramatically and it’s not stopping with job descriptions. The hot talent you’ve been hunting for isn’t going to read a boring, long job description and actually decide to apply. If people are actually clicking on your jobs, that’s awesome. Here are a few ways to tweak your job descriptions, put your creative thinking cap on and update your job descriptions: Think like a search engine.

The Three Things Your Job Description is Missing

Achievers - Recruiting

Why then is it 16% of the global workforce is engaged, and only 17% here at home are engaged ? If a prospective employee’s first touch point with a company isn’t someone who already works there, it is likely the job description on the career page or job board.

Why You Have to Change Your Job Descriptions Now

Glassdoor for Employers

Searching for a job can be incredibly monotonous. One formulaic job description after another — it’s enough to make one’s eyes glaze over. When it comes to job descriptions, having a “one size fits all” mentality simply won’t work.

Recruiter like Marketer: A/B Test Your Job Descriptions

Glassdoor for Employers

The fine folks at Glassdoor allowed and Matt Charney and I to wax poetic on this very topic this past week. You’re a recruiter and a new job hits your desk. Only, you have a very involved and opinionated hiring manager who thinks they have drafted the Pulitzer for job descriptions.

7 Examples of Well Written Job Descriptions [With Tips!]

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Well written job descriptions aren’t easy to come by. Below are 7 tips based on examples of well written job descriptions I found on the web. Tip #1 for Well Written Job Descriptions: Use Questions. Well written job descriptions are conversational.

Making Job Descriptions Part of Your Recruitment Marketing Plan

Rally Recruitment Marketing

When you think of Recruitment Marketing, a variety of tactics might come to mind: Posting engaging content on social media, sending company information and job alerts via email, using automation tools like chatbots and text recruiting to better engage with candidates, and a whole lot more.

5 Steps to Better Job Description Click-Through Rates

ExactHire Recruiting

In most organizations, marketers don’t own the task of writing job descriptions for new opportunities available within their organization. Here are five ways to garner better job description click through rates for your company’s opportunities.

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: How to Create a Job Description

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

We’ll show you how to create and manage job descriptions with ApplicantStack Recruit. How do you create a job description with ApplicantStack Recruit? Before we answer that, let’s define a job description. What is a job description?

3 Ways You Can Use Video Job Descriptions

Rally Recruitment Marketing

One area that may be missing some of that video magic is your job descriptions. In the past, descriptions were text-based pages filled with bulleted lists and information about the qualifications companies were looking for.

7 Controversial Stories About Job Descriptions [With Key Learnings]

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Job descriptions are in the news lately. I went back a few years to find stories related to controversial job postings. New Jersey Schools Authority Made Up Job Descriptions for People it Already Hired. Cynet’s “Preferably Caucasian” Job Posting.

Free Sample Job Descriptions: The Interactive List

Proven

Hiring is painful and difficult at the best of times. And writing a great job description can be a real challenge. To solve this problem, we have created over 100 free job description templates to help you get started.

How to Write Good Job Descriptions that Attract Great Candidates

Recruiterbox

Here at Recruiterbox, we occasionally have clients ask us why they’re not getting the volume of applicants they’d anticipated for a certain opening. But sometimes it comes down to the job description. A job description is like an employer’s sales pitch to candidates.