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. Here are six tips to get you started.

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. Job title.

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.

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.

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to scramble to fill their role. Or how about this one: Your company is expanding, and it needs talented new. staff members to take full. FOR CRITICAL ROLES, TURN TO RECRUITERS. struggle to hire talent.2 that need to be filled only widens. to Them 4.

5 Crucial Elements to Creating a Memorable Job Description

Leoforce

“Humans make relationships harder than they need to be. At our very core, we crave only three things: To feel safe. To feel like we belong. To feel like we matter. That’s it”, says Marissa Levin , Founder and CEO of Successful Culture. They want to make an impact.

How to Write a Job Description That Attracts Candidates

Whoz Who

Whozwho has built a system of user-driven algorithms to streamline the recruitment process. The decision process is user-defined, meaning that the outcomes can be trusted to follow your unique selection methods and priorities. Post Your Job Free. Use a Clear Job Title.

What do Job Seekers Actually See in a Job Description?

Brazen Recruiting

million job posts competing with yours for job seekers’ attention. According to data from The Conference Board , there were 5.7 million job postings this past November, the highest total since counting began in 2005. And that number continues to climb daily.

Improve Your Job Descriptions for Higher Quality Applicants

Recruitics

Recently, we’ve been talking a lot about how talent acquisition professionals in all industries can benefit from adopting marketing best practices. How to improve your job descriptions for better applications.

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. If it doesn’t appeal to the candidate, then you quite simply won’t get who you’re looking for. So who writes the job spec?

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.

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. How often are they in meetings?

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.

5 Tips on Writing Great Job Descriptions

Glassdoor for Employers

Today’s job seekers have a lot of choice for jobs. Is it any wonder they’re harder and harder for talent pros to source and engage? 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. And that invite the less qualified to apply. What job seekers consider.

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. If it doesn’t appeal to the candidate, then you won’t get who you’re looking for. Remember your job description is the face of your business.

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.

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. Why Is Employer Branding Important on Job Descriptions?

How to Write Job Descriptions to Attract Millennials

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Millennials (born 1982-2003) will make up 1 of 3 adults in America by 2020 and 75 percent of the workforce by 2025, according to the Brookings Report (see “How Millennials Could Upend Wall Street And Corporate America” ). Make Your Job Postings Mobile-First.

The Death of the Common Job Description

Glassdoor for Employers

According to a new study from Microsoft Corp., The way people consume content has changed dramatically and it’s not stopping with job descriptions. Now, more than ever, is time for recruiters to think like marketers. 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. Communicate culture and values.

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. Your corporate drivel needs to go.

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. Give them a reason to apply.

Learn How to Post Jobs Like the Pros

JazzHR

There’s a lot to be excited about when your business is growing, but there are also some unavoidable pains. The more your customers want, the more agile you must be in order to meet and exceed their expectations. Need more details on how to make this come to life?

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. From mobile marketing to rich media ads to video and social media, there’s no shortage of innovative ways to reach your target audience. But, you still need an enticing job description.

The Science Behind Job Descriptions [Infographic]

Recruiterbox

How is a recruiter supposed to know what specific requirements a job description should have for a biomechanical engineer? It’s hard to strike a balance between culture and structure. Identifying duties that are essential versus “nice to have”.

Learn How to Post Jobs Like the Pros

JazzHR

There’s a lot to be excited about when your business is growing, but there are also some unavoidable pains. The more your customers want, the more agile you must be in order to meet and exceed their expectations. Need more details on how to make this come to life?

How To: Hire For Culture Fit

Social Talent

The vast majority of hiring managers focus on skills, searching for candidates that ‘tick all the right boxes’, limiting the importance of cultural assimilation. No one can argue with a hire that matches the job description. The next step is to connect with them.

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. We will write your job descriptions.

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.

The complete guide to interviewer bias – what is it and how to eliminate it

Devskiller

So here comes the surprise: according to a study by Schmidt and Hunter, the interview can predict only about 14% of the variability in employee performance. In this guide to interviewer bias, we cover the following topics: Interviewer bias definition. Similar to me’ bias.

It’s Time to Change the Perception of Sales Jobs: Part I

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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. Candidates should not have to scour your website for open positions.

How to Use Employer Branding to Showcase Your Company & Culture as a Bootstrapped Startup

Proactive Talent

Todd Hsieh of Zappos once said, “Business often forget about the culture and ultimately they suffer for it because you can’t deliver good service from unhappy employees.” While those perks are nice — they no longer cut it primarily due to quick adoption of these perks.

How to Empower Employees and Build Trust

Achievers - Recruiting

Skip to content. Culture. Culture. How to Empower Employees and Build Trust The Biggest Drivers and Barriers of Employee Engagement Today. How to Empower Employees and Build Trust The Biggest Drivers and Barriers of Employee Engagement Today.

Are Your Job Descriptions Compelling Enough to Recruit College Grads?

TalentCircles

Consider that your job posting might be the first impression a person has of your company. Does yours stand out among other job postings? As an employer or recruiter, it’s up to you to “wow” your audience—or at the very least, intrigue them.