How to Write Job Descriptions that Lead to Better Hires

JazzHR

A job description is usually one of the first things a prospective candidate reads when learning about an open position. A well-written description weeds out unqualified candidates and attracts desirable talent. Describe your company’s culture.

Conveying Company Culture in Job Descriptions

Recruiterbox

A job description first and foremost needs to outline what the job entails. But most organizations want to find candidates who are more than just qualified for the job. You should also strive to hire people who will be great additions to […].

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.

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.

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. struggle to hire talent.2 HIRING PROCESS. The average hiring process takes 23.8 Similarly, hiring managers can focus on running.

What do Job Seekers Actually See in a Job Description?

Brazen Recruiting

million job posts competing with yours for job seekers’ attention. million job postings this past November, the highest total since counting began in 2005. With so many job postings online, you need to send a clear message to attract quality candidates.

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! –

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.

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.

How to Create Winning Job Descriptions For Your Company Culture

ClearCompany Recruiting

When used properly and written effectively, job descriptions set transparent expectations for candidates and current employees, creating value for the company and your workforce from the first day on the job to the last. Quality of Hire

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

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

This is the first post in the ApplicantStack series: Hiring Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. We’ll show you how to create and manage job descriptions with ApplicantStack Recruit. How do you create a job description with ApplicantStack Recruit?

The Three Things Your Job Description is Missing

Achievers - Recruiting

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. This posting is intended to, as aptly named, describe the job. Join us for a webinar on workplace culture.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Company Culture.

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.

3 Top Tips On How To Write A Flawless Job Description

Social Talent

The quality of candidates applying for a role in your company usually depends on the quality of your job description. Remember your job description is the face of your business. So who writes the job spec?

3 Actionable Tips on How to Write a Flawless Job Description

Social Talent

The quality of candidates applying for a role in your company usually depends on the quality of your job description. Remember your job description is the face of your business. So who writes the job spec? Recruitment HR job description recruiters recruitment

How to Make Your Job Descriptions Google and Job Board-Friendly

Hireology

Today’s job seekers have countless options at the tips of their fingers when it comes to researching and applying to new roles. Employers face added hiring challenges keeping up with ever-changing search and job board algorithms. Google Entered the Job Board Market.

Candidate Quality: How Your Job Description Helps You Get Closer to the Hire

Indeed

Although finding a new hire can be time consuming, the process will be much faster if you set the appropriate expectations about your positions early on. The caliber of your candidates depends on the caliber of your job description, so if you’re lazy about it, people will notice.

How to Write Job Descriptions to Attract Millennials

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Veronica Wright, a CEO at ResumesCentre talked about hiring millennials recently: “The energy and ambition of Gen Z cannot be put into words. How do you go about attracting millennials through your job posts? Make Your Job Postings Mobile-First.

A Recipe for the Perfect Job Description

Recruiterbox

The first step in filling any open position in a company is creating the perfect job description. Only 17% of hiring managers say that all, or nearly all of job seekers have the necessary skills they are looking for. A Whole Lot of Company Culture.

How to Make Your Job Descriptions Stand Out

Vervoe

Job seekers will spend an average of 11 hours a week looking for a new job. That’s a lot of time spent reading job descriptions, and eventually, the endless lists of preferred qualifications and responsibilities start to look the same. Hiring

5 Paths to Better Job Descriptions

Recruiterbox

Your job descriptions should really be treated like marketing copy. It’s not easy to craft the perfect job description, but here are 5 tips that can certainly help! If you think you’ve already boiled your job descriptions down enough, think again.

5 Ways to Level Up Your Job Descriptions

Rally Recruitment Marketing

This shift is maybe most noticeable in the way that company career pages, and the job descriptions that are housed on those pages, have evolved. Here are five tips and examples you can use to level up your job descriptions: 1 – Put the “what’s in it for me” front and center.

Writing job descriptions for hiring millennials

Workable

More than 35m millennials and Generation-Y employees (those born after 1980) are starting their careers and looking for jobs with companies who can meet their aspirations. How can your company attract the best employees when hiring millennials? Job Titles: Clear and Optimized.

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. You want accurate and engaging job descriptions to attract high-quality talent, improve your organization’s time to hire, and drive more candidate traffic to your company.

How to Humanize Your Job Descriptions

Recruiterbox

Most job listings are dull and underwhelming. But today, when talent is increasingly in demand, what is the response to a ho-hum job ad? Your candidates are going on to the next job listing. If it’s a company specific acronym, leave it out of the job ad.

5 ways to write better job descriptions

WebRecruit

That’s why the writing of the most informative and compelling job descriptions is such a key part of online recruitment. Here are just some of the techniques you should try to give your own firm’s job descriptions that bit more vital impact and relevance.

Helpful Tips for Crafting Effective Job Descriptions

JWT Inside

Writing effective job descriptions can seem like a daunting task, but in reality, it’s an opportunity to showcase your organization and gain the best candidates possible. To help make your next job description top notch, we’ve put together some key points and considerations for you to keep in mind: Make the Job Easy to Find. When candidates see an “open job” from 2012, it can be confusing and off-putting. Include Detail about the Office Culture.

Your Job Descriptions Stink: Here’s How to Fix Them

Undercover Recruiter

There are a variety of ways to capture a job seeker’s attention today. But, you still need an enticing job description. Your Job Descriptions Stink: Here’s How to Fix Them.

The Quickest and Easiest Way to Improve Job Descriptions

Contract Recruiter

Replace dull, poorly written job descriptions with better formats, better language, and better design. The Recruiting Division knows the value of excellent job descriptions. We’ve discussed them in “ Do Your Job Descriptions Stink ?” If you have a stack of boring, outdated job descriptions that make candidates run the other way when they read them, you have to do something about them now. Get Creative with Job Titles.

The Current State of Writing Job Descriptions

Recruiterbox

There are so many templates and blog posts about how to write the perfect job description to attract the right candidates who will flow with the company culture and solve current company challenges. And still, you’re left with a less than pleasing, dull job description.