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The Product Specialist Job Description Blueprint

Hireology

According to the 2020 Cox Automotive Car Buyer Journey Study , an individual spends an average of just under 15 hours shopping for a new vehicle, 10 hours of which are completed without ever entering a dealership. Let job seekers know this key difference in the job description and post.

4 Things Your Job Descriptions Need to do

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Job descriptions are often the first stop in a candidate’s journey. Before a candidate lands on the beautiful careers site you’ve built out, they’re interacting with a job description first. When a candidate lands on your job description, it might be the first time that a candidate hears about, and forms perceptions, about your Employer Brand. To address this, forward-thinking Recruitment Marketing teams are creating enhanced job descriptions.

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How To Write Remote Job Descriptions

McQuiag

Most hiring processes start by creating a job description you hope will catch candidates' attention. Often a job post is a candidate's first interaction with a company and many decide whether or not to apply to a role based purely on the ad. Add that into your description.

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. As AI-driven technology and robots continue to infiltrate the workplace and take on new tasks at a rapid pace, humans can’t be expected to compete with or apply for the specific work that robots and AI systems conduct and manage, which is most likely included in a job description.

3 Simple Ways To Create Transparent Job Descriptions

Ongig

The best candidates crave transparency when exploring new jobs. A great place to start communicating more transparency is on your job descriptions. 3 ways to create more transparent job descriptions. The #1 thing in job descriptions that candidates are about is salary (see This Job Description Heatmap Shows You What Candidates Really Care About (and What they Ignore). Company Culture.

The Pros and Cons of a Salary Range in Your Job Description

Contract Recruiter

You can spend all the time you like writing a fancy job description, but when it comes to effectively attracting candidates, you need some hard data. Some of this data will make or break whether or not a given candidate wants to apply to a job.

How to Craft a Job Description Gen Z Will Actually Read

Indeed

So just when you’ve mastered writing a job description to attract millennials, it’s time to learn a new skill: writing a job description that Generation Z will actually read — and then, hopefully, take the next step and apply to the job. But that also means Gen Z is quick to swipe left at lackluster job descriptions, so employers and recruiters need to be on their toes. Mention benefits — if you don’t, Gen Z may not assume you offer them. .

This Job Description Heatmap Shows You What Candidates Really Care About (and What They Ignore)

Linkedin Talent Blog

You’ve spent forever crafting that job description—and you’d like to think candidates are poring over every single word of your masterpiece. There are whole sections of your job description that candidates pretty much ignore, and other parts where they’re hungry for more details. Read on for the rest of our results and four tactical takeaways that can help you write better job descriptions by understanding what candidates really care about.

How to create job ads that will attract the right candidates

ViziRecruiter

The job description is often the first touchpoint a potential candidate has with your company. Assess your current job description. Keep your job posts short and easy to navigate in order to keep the reader’s attention. Is our culture reflected?

Rethinking job descriptions: How impact descriptions can attract better candidates [Free Templates]

JobAdder

Share open jobs with recruiters and receive tracked candidate submissions. Case Studies. Job Boards. Job Posting. Rethinking job descriptions: How impact descriptions can attract better candidates [Free Templates]. I think you’ll agree with me when I say: Writing job descriptions are one of the most tedious jobs hiring managers have to undertake. What’s wrong with typical job descriptions? Job Requisitions.

5 Tips & Tools to Find Free Job Description Templates in 2018

MightyRecruiter

Successful recruiting starts with a well-written job description. This holds especially true in today’s near-full employment market, where there are fewer people looking for work and more jobs to fill, which makes it harder than ever to make strong hires. A recent study on the skills gap revealed, however, that part of the problem might be a gap in communications rather than a lack of skilled workers. So don’t join the tribe writing terrible job descriptions.

14 Benefits of Remote Working and Hiring (and How to Do Each Successfully)

JazzHR

For many, the benefits of remote working and hiring are becoming harder to ignore, especially with the rise of effective, affordable communication technology. The benefits: Lower employer overheads. The benefits: Fewer distractions. The benefits: Better work-life balance.

Cut the Jargon, and 3 Other Tips for Entry-Level Job Descriptions

Linkedin Talent Blog

If you’re hiring for an entry-level position, you need to be able modify your job descriptions and see things from the candidate’s perspective. According to a study by Business in the Community (BITC), a business-led nonprofit based in London, jargon is one of the most significant barriers that keeps talented young people from applying to entry-level positions. Describe your company’s core values and unique benefits. Job Descriptions

14 Benefits of Remote Working and Hiring (and How to Do Each Successfully)

JazzHR

For many, the benefits of remote working and hiring are becoming harder to ignore, especially with the rise of effective, affordable communication technology. The benefits: Lower employer overheads. The benefits: Fewer distractions. The benefits: Better work-life balance.

How to Nail the 6 Key Parts of a Job Description

Linkedin Talent Blog

If you don’t spend hours crafting the perfect job description, it’s understandable. But the thing is, spending a little bit longer thinking through that job post can make a big difference in the candidates you attract. To help you make sure you're covering all your bases, we put together a Killer Job Description Checklist as well as some examples of how other companies are getting it right. Job title: Keep it honest, simple, and keyword-driven.

Culture Marketing: Creating A Culture That Rocks

Recruiting Daily

“Find people who are competent and really bright, but more importantly, people who care exactly about the same things you care about.” – Steve Jobs. In this one single sentence, Jobs not only defined the importance of matching an employer’s values to an employee, but also laid out the business case behind culture marketing, according to author and L&D expert Jim Knight in his new book, Culture that Rocks. Culture Marketing: Standing Out from the Crowd.

Content Strategist & Project Manager

Stories Incorporated

We are a professional services firm that uncovers employee stories that communicate culture, and creates compelling content for our clients. We work with leading Fortune 1000 employer brands like CVS Health and Dell Technologies as well as mid-sized companies with innovative cultures.

Your Next Employment Marketing Weapon: Culture

Glassdoor for Employers

Anyone can put a price tag on a job, but money can’t buy anyone happiness. That negotiation is far down the road, much after the research and application phases of the job search. This is when you really should be marketing your priceless competitive advantages – like culture – instead of competitive salaries and benefits. It’s clear that culture is a win in every aspect, but how do you use it to win the war on talent? The job description.

4 Best Practices For Diversity Sourcing | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

Higher revenue, better job performance, a more trusted employer brand, and an increased customer base are just a few of the benefits of a diverse workforce. Embrace Diversity in Your Culture and Brand. Company Culture diversity hiring

3 Fresh Job Description Formats You Should Try (and Which One Works Best For Your Prospects)

Linkedin Talent Blog

That’s how long a job-seeker, on average, spends reviewing a job description before they decide to apply or not. And, many of them don’t even review the whole ad -- according to a study using eye-tracking software, the bottom one-third of the description is often not reviewed at all. Just take a look: In the image of the job description, the sections of red and orange were more thoroughly reviewed and yellow was pretty well skimmed over.

Three Things That Make Your Job Ads Not Just Bad, but Candidate-Repellent

SmartRecruiters

Data from a recent LinkedIn study reveals what candidates actually care about when they weigh their employment options via your job ads, and it’s not “company culture”. LinkedIn asked 450 candidates to review the example job ad (pictured below) and to highlight the passages they felt most relevant/ likely to make them apply. LinkedIn saw the same priority ranking from candidates when the participants were asked to name the most important aspects of the job description.

3 DEI Practices Companies Can Implement Immediately

Recruiting Daily Advisor

How you approach job descriptions, performance and compensation reviews, employee resource groups (ERGs), and seemingly small but very important actions like encouraging employees to use pronouns in their e-mail signatures or Slack profiles goes a long way with employees.

Why Culture Fit is Critical in Startup Hiring

Indeed

For many job seekers, startup companies hold the allure of a high-energy environment, the chance to make a big contribution and the possibility of an outsized reward if the company succeeds and grows. But it’s these high stakes and fast pace that make it crucial to prioritize organizational culture in the startup hiring process. A poor culture fit can bring down the entire venture, while a strong fit can strengthen morale, boost productivity and encourage innovation.

7 New Ways Videos Can Improve Your Recruiting

Spark Hire

A report by Brandemix found 80 percent of respondents believe effectively building an employer brand helps them be successful in a variety of ways — including attracting skilled job seekers. Creating brand videos allows you to craft the message your way and show off for job seekers. Don’t just ask them to talk about their job, have them describe what they love about the company, their favorite place in the office, or what the company’s spirit animal might be.

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Culture at Manifold

PowerToFly

Ever read a job description and felt discouraged from applying? There are a lot of companies that show gender bias in job descriptions and offer non-competitive salaries. We sat down with Gary Poster, VP of Engineering at Manifold, to learn more about Manifold's commitment to eliminating gender bias, as well as their hiring process and work culture. Read on to learn more about the culture at Manifold and what you can do to join their team!

Why Culture Fit is Critical in Startup Hiring

Indeed

For many job seekers, startup companies hold the allure of a high-energy environment, the chance to make a big contribution and the possibility of an outsized reward if the company succeeds and grows. But it’s these high stakes and fast pace that make it crucial to prioritize organizational culture in the startup hiring process. A poor culture fit can bring down the entire venture, while a strong fit can strengthen morale, boost productivity and encourage innovation.

Why Identifying Performance Objectives Is the Most Important Step to Hiring Top Talent

Linkedin Talent Blog

In their landmark study — First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently — Gallup introduced their Q12 employee engagement survey. And you can start this process before you even write a job description by creating a list of performance objectives for the role.

Expedia Group

Stories Incorporated

They wanted to communicate specific elements of their culture—especially through the Expedia Group kununu page—to attract the right candidates. Because kununu profiles have great spaces to show universal culture content as well as job specific content, we created short videos for each purpose. Expedia Group – Culture. When creating bite-sized videos that showcase corporate culture, it’s hard to narrow down just the essential points.

4 Tips for Hiring Recent College Grads

JazzHR

Coming from college, students are used to making progress in their studies and they’ll want to find a parallel in their work life. If your job openings look like dead ends to candidates, recent grads may pass them over for positions that can offer a clearer path forward. HR leaders should sit down with department stakeholders to assess job descriptions and plan out potential career paths. This strategy has the extra benefit of supporting future hiring goals.

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Navigating the Shecession: Bringing Women Back to Work

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Even with economic stimulus, there’s been very little financial or social support for working mothers and women who have left the workforce to become full-time caregivers over the past year or whose jobs in service industries have been disproportionately affected.

HCMx Radio: The Benefit of Simulation in Recruiting and Training

Brandon Hall

When it comes to running any human resource function, it all boils down to finding and retaining the most talented people that will fit into your organization’s culture. Having a realistic idea of what the job entails today, and what expectations and opportunities are for the role to change and grow, is critical to not only attracting the right people to your jobs, but keeping them with the company. There are many ways to try to give this realistic job description.

How to Attract Top Talent with Impeccable Office Design

Glassdoor for Employers

Today’s workers want an office atmosphere that brings out the best in them, with 7 in 10 employees saying they’d be more likely to accept a job from a company that prioritizes their health and well-being. Incorporate your company culture in the job description.

How HR Pros Can Use the Competitive Job Market to Their Advantage

Recruiting Daily Advisor

From raising wages and expanding benefits to adopting new tech tools and expanding culture efforts, there are many ways HR professionals can help their organizations do so. This presents an opportunity for HR leaders to provide valuable insight and advice on optimizing recruitment and retention efforts for organizational growth, including expanding benefits or increasing wages. HR Management & Compliance Recruiting benefits hiring process small business wages

How to Build High-Performing Diverse Teams at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

The benefits of having diverse teams at work. That said, it’s not surprising that the benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace have been well studied and documented in different organizations across various industries.

Checklist for Creating a Stand-Out Career Page

Yello

Most of your potential employees have come in contact with it, even if they applied through a job board. According to the 2019 Yello Recruiting Study , more than half of Gen Z candidates value career websites when searching for jobs. According to a Pew Research Center study, 43% of smartphone users have used their phone to seek out information about a job. Your company culture will help you stand out above the competition. Showcase Your Benefits.

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HR Best Practices for 2020 – a must-see list!

Devskiller

Then, add a bunch of young job-hunters with different mindsets from previous generations and it doesn’t become easier. . Since not every organization has the benefit of formalized HR support, what can employers do to ensure that they are hiring the right person? .

How to Stand Out in Today’s Hiring Landscape

Hireology

Make Your Job Descriptions Pop. Boring job descriptions may draw in some applications, but your applicants should want to work for your company. Try out video testimonials of what it’s like to work for your agency, or use video to showcase your culture and brand.

How 3 Companies Use Mission and Purpose to Inspire Top Talent

Indeed

One study by Deloitte found that mission-driven companies have 30% more innovation and 40% higher employee retention. In our latest research , Indeed found that the highest-performing individuals in the workforce, who often have many job opportunities at their fingertips, are especially intent on finding a company whose mission excites and motivates them. Top performers are 46% more likely than others to be attracted to a new job by a company’s mission or reputation.

Tips for Creating a Positive Candidate Experience

JazzHR

A good candidate experience doesn’t just benefit the candidate — it can also be advantageous for recruiting teams and companies in the long run. . Make sure it links out to essential candidate resources like recruiting videos, benefit summaries and hiring process overviews.

How To Transform your Organization Through Strategic Goal Alignment

ClearCompany Recruiting

Recent studies have found that an astonishing 85% of employees are disengaged from their work. This helps improve employee engagement and leads to a happier company culture. Bonus Material: Ensure your job descriptions are compliant with our checklist.