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.

Humanizing Your Brand Through Visual Job Descriptions

CKR Interactive

Job descriptions are incredibly important and are often overlooked in the candidate attraction and recruitment arena. As a matter of fact, did you know that 65% of candidate traffic will bypass the career home page and go directly to the job description?

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.

Create Job Descriptions That Prioritize Candidate Experience with these 4 Tips

Jobsoid

Unless you’re Apple or Google, chances are, when a job seeker clicks on your open job on Monster or Indeed, it’s the first time they’re interacting with your company brand. And the saying “you only get one chance to make a first impression” rings true for your job descriptions, too.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

for tomorrow’s tech tools DICE 2018 Dice Recruitment Automation Report 2 Contents Most Recruiters See AI Not as a Job Replacer, but as a Valuable Helper The Positive Impacts of Automation What Recruiters Want — and Don’t. Job Replacer, but as a Valuable Helper The general feeling among.

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.

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. The ATS job search returns too many false positives. The ATS job search requires exact matches. In short, the candidate experience suffers. They treat their job descriptions like job ads.

How to Create a Winning Candidate Experience

The Hire Talent

You should always be aware of how your company is perceived by potential candidates in the recruiting process. This includes optimizing your online presence to attract … How to Create a Winning Candidate Experience Read More ».

Why Haven’t You Changed the Way You’re Doing Job Descriptions? There’s a Smarter Way.

TalentCulture - Recruiting

You post jobs online, track and analyze candidates with AI, measure the pulse of your organization, provide real-time feedback to employees — all in a bid to be more productive, strategic and stay ahead of the huge demands on your shoulders.

How to Ace Candidate Experience in 6 Simple Steps

Brazen Recruiting

But let’s be honest: for those of us in the talent business, it makes our jobs tougher. Previously, higher unemployment rates meant HR managers and recruiters enjoyed a larger, captive pool of candidates from which to choose. A poor experience online can make candidates wary.

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. qualified candidates of tomorrow. experience. But in reality, the job.

A Complete List of Employer Branding Strategies for Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Today I’m going to show you a VERY effective list of employer branding strategies for your job descriptions. So if you’re looking to build powerful, converting job postings you’ll really enjoy this list. Employer Branding on Job Descriptions vs Company Career Page.

How to Write a Job Description for Generation Z

Yello

A well-crafted job description is the key to attracting top talent. Think of it as your company’s resume—it’s a first impression for candidates, and serves as an overview of what they should expect when they come to work. What do Generation Z job seekers care about most?

How to improve candidate experience using developer assessments

Hacker Earth

This ultimately gives rise to negative candidate experience. Negative candidate experience can cost companies more than just losing out on good candidates. The most famous example is that of Virgin Media where a bad candidate experience c ost the company 5.4

3 disruptive tactics to overhaul your candidate experience

JazzHR

One reason hiring managers may want to change the way they interact with candidates is that doing so can improve how the organization is viewed within the job market, making it more desirable to qualified candidates. Listen to candidates.

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

Not only do you need to find a candidate with the right skills, but that candidate also needs to be a culture fit and within your. positions open then there are candidates available to fill them, giving candidates more power at the bargaining table. a top candidate.

How Can Job Descriptions Be Improved?

Undercover Recruiter

In order to get the right candidate for the job, it would probably be a good idea to describe the role as accurately as possible on job boards and career websites. But here are our 10 candidate. How Can Job Descriptions Be Improved?

Say Hello to Enhanced Job Descriptions

ViziRecruiter

This begs the ultimate hiring question: why are job descriptions still text-based and boring? Today’s job seekers aren’t engaged in lengthy job postings that don’t effectively communicate what the position entails or what the corporate culture is like.

How to Enhance Your Candidate Experience During Seasonal Hiring

ClearCompany Recruiting

As consumer spending and hiring expectations increase, employers are faced with the challenge of meeting the demands of staffing goals, while trying to actively recruit top candidates to fulfill the needs of the company. Nearly 60% of candidates have expressed having a poor experience.

Using the Right Technology to Support an Undeniable Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

Nearly four in five candidates ( 78% ) say a company’s overall candidate experience is an indicator for how well they value their employees. First, what establishes a bad candidate experience? Vague job descriptions. Reply to Candidates in a Jiff.

3 Tips from U.S. Acute Care’s Branded Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

You can see 3 nice job description features below from new hospital organization U.S. This is an easy feature that every hospital group should consider since candidates want to picture where they work (and most hospitals have a quality picture of their location).

Start EX Early: Humanize the Candidate Experience

Recruiting Daily Advisor

It’s easy to forget that every employee hired into your organization was once a candidate applying for a new job opportunity. The economy has now produced more than 21 million new jobs since the labor market collapsed in 2010. Candidates want feedback, too.

Before You Write Job Descriptions, Answer these Seven Questions

ClearCompany Recruiting

The best recruiters treat job seekers like their customers. Job descriptions are often the only advertising space you get for your position. Write a requisition that is too long, full of irrelevant information, or uninteresting and your potential candidates will move on.

8 Key Steps of a Job Description Text Analyzer

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Are you shopping for job description text analysis software? If you are looking, here are 8 things you want to make sure your text analysis software provides: 1) Importing Job Descriptions. First, you need to get your jobs into the software.

3 Simple Ways To Create Transparent Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

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. Candidates also trust the word of employees more.

Prepare and Respect: How to Provide a Positive Candidate Experience

Indeed

Looking for a job is stressful. To make matters worse, after all this work, many job seekers never hear back from employers; sometimes it seems that their applications simply disappear into a “ black hole.”. Engage in enjoyable conversations, but don’t waste job seekers’ time.

3 Common Formatting Mistakes to Avoid On Your Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Formatting is a top priority in job description writing because formatting affects readability which impacts the candidate experience. Here are 3 common job description formatting mistakes: 1. Job Description Text Format.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 5 Key Elements of Your “Digital” Candidate Experience

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

The Digital Candidate Experience is an integral part of recruiting and talent acquisition. You might recall 5 Key Steps Of Your “Digital” Candidate Experience we published a while back.

Candidate Experience: The Facts [Infographic]

Rezoomo

A great candidate experience is brilliant marketing for your company, a bad one is an ongoing black hole for candidates interested in your employers brand. Devastating as that is, it is also vital that you consider the candidate when hiring.

Candidate Experience and Rapid Growth: The Secrets Only Experts Know

Spark Hire

But there’s one thing you can’t afford to ignore while expanding: your candidate experience. Rushing through the hiring process negatively impacts the candidate experience. When you find the right people, they’ll be less likely to accept your job offer.

5 Components for a Remarkable End-to-End Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

With each interaction having so much power behind it, the way your company and your employees portray themselves really matters - especially to your candidates. During the candidate experience, your applicants hope to validate their perceptions of your company.

Are You Driving Away Qualified Candidates with Unconscious Gender Discrimination in Your Job Descriptions?

Newton Software

Gender Discrimination in Job Descriptions Job descriptions can be sexist… give me a break, right? The post Are You Driving Away Qualified Candidates with Unconscious Gender Discrimination in Your Job Descriptions?

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6 Job Description Cliches To Avoid At All Costs

SmartRecruiters

The average job description is a breeding ground for meaningless corporate babble, but it’s mostly these six overused, vacuous phrases that steer candidates away rather than hold their interest. Seeing the same phrases in your company job descriptions is equally groan-inducing for candidates. A recruiter should be able to tell from a quick glance at a candidate’s resume and cover letter whether or not he or she is organized and articulate.

5 Creative Job Description Examples From Top Companies

ConveyIQ

Putting together requirements, facts and perks for a job description takes creativity and attention to detail. What’s My Job Title, Again? Want an eye-catching job description? That’s exactly what Chewy did with their “ Time Ninja” job req.

5 Key Steps Of Your “Digital” Candidate Experience

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

When you think candidate experience, I bet you think “post-apply” process like interviews and follow-ups. But what about the “digital” or “pre-apply” candidate experience? Can job seekers find your career page from your homepage?

5 Keys to Driving Candidate Experience

Glassdoor for Employers

Many HR and talent acquisition professionals know that a positive candidate experience is critical to attracting top talent. The main challenge companies face today is understanding how to drive the candidate experience. The candidate journey.

Essentials to Finding and Filling the Holes in Your Candidate Experience

ClearCompany Recruiting

For the first time in decades, there are more jobs open than workers to fill them. million Americans searching for a job. While this creates a competitive challenge, it also brings us an opportunity to better our candidate experience. Candidate Experience