Emphasize Exempt Duties in Your Job Descriptions for Exempt Positions

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Job descriptions are important for several reasons, including providing evidence of the exempt nature of positions classified as exempt under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). A job description should list the duties performed by the person in the position.

What's the Real Value of a Job Description?

Recruiting Blogs

Here’s a silly little riddle: What does almost every job in the world have in common? They all have a job description attached to them. It seems counter-productive, then, that job descriptions are pretty much an afterthought within the realm of HR and talent management.

Writing effective job descriptions: a style guide

Workable

Given that the purpose of a job description is to attract applications it would make sense for it to be inviting. Yet, all too often this logic seems to escape the people who actually write job descriptions. What should be an exercise in storytelling has come to be dominated by a style that’s best described as “forensic”. It’s always worth remembering that it is people who apply for jobs, even if they are applying through an ATS.

9 Assessment centre exercises & practical steps to select the right combination

AssessHub - Hiring

Assessment centres aim to reveal any candidate’s true potential to perform well in the job and they have a proven track record of finding the most suitable candidates for the job. The exact exercises used by individual employers will most likely vary across organisations.

5 Elements to a Killer Job Ad

ERE

Despite the rapidly changing climate of online job searches, the job ad remains a valuable resource to recruiters. Recruiters should have fun with this exercise of creating an announcement for opportunity, while telling a story about the company culture.

A Post About Nothing.

Recruiting Daily

Whether it’s a passive candidate reading a job description , an active one reviewing the culture related copy on your company careers site or a successful one pouring over pages of benefits information, recruiting related content is a necessary evil.

Recruiting Is A Sales Job And Job Posts Are Where It All Begins

Staffing Talk

At a seminar I once attended at a recruiting conference about writing effective job posts , Eric Putkonen, a veteran recruiter, and president of Minnesota TechJobs.com , said this: “Recruiting is a sales job, and a marketing job. Develop and lead team-building exercises.

Google For Jobs: 7 Hacks Recruiters Need To Know

Recruiting Daily

Writing job descriptions is an exercise in measuring humanity. Blog Posts Featured News Google for Jobs Hacks Recruiting Sourcing

Writing Code For A Successful Search

Staffing Talk

And it’s not just putting together a list of skill sets and a job description for a candidate. And how, say after four months on the job, are you going to measure their performance? In other words, it was an organizational management job, not a manufacturing one.

7 Best Hiring Practices for Small Business Owners in 2019

Glassdoor for Employers

While you may be eager to begin hiring, don’t share job listings or start interviewing candidates until you’re ready to act quickly, said Arlene Donovan, founder and CEO of Turning Point Coaching in Connecticut. Spend less time on the job description.

Tell Me About A Time When You Didn’t Suck at Interviewing.

Snark Attack

At its core, recruiting is more or less an exercise in making a good first impression; from the 6-8 seconds the average recruiter (if such a thing exists) spends reviewing a resume to the reported 35 seconds job seekers spend, on average, reading an online job description, making an immediate impact is imperative for both […].

Disruptive Interview Tactics to Improve Quality of Hire

JazzHR

Anyone who is familiar with Star Trek’s famous Kobayashi Maru training exercise will understand how simulations can help participants demonstrate their skills in a protected environment. Sure, HR knows all of the job descriptions, but have they actually performed the job?

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.

A brand new (read easier) way to create tests on HackerEarth Recruit

Hacker Earth

A quick flashback… Last March, during our periodic exercise of interacting with our customers we came upon an interesting problem. We spoke to a bunch of recruiters who were hiring full-stack developers and below are the two job descriptions that carry the same job title.

17 Tips to Help Recruiters Stay Sane

Social Talent

Look to emphasize those traits in your job descriptions , resume filtering process and the questions you prepare for interviews. Write and post a job description? Use job boards smarter. Consider limiting your use of large job boards.

How to Narrow Down Your Candidate Pool and Make the Right Hire

Recruiterbox

Some job seekers just blast resumes off for jobs they’re not entirely qualified for and hope for the best. The recruiting team then has to sort through them all to find the handful who have what it takes to do the job. Start with a clear job description.

Qualified or Likeable? How to Figure Out Who Your Candidate Is

NPA Worldwide

Before you start to recruit and further qualify candidates, create a new job description that lists only the essential skills and experience required. As Betterteam states, “A good description shouldn’t over describe.

Is Your Job Posting Language Affecting Your Applicant Gender Diversity?

MightyRecruiter

For instance, a research article in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Studies found that the language used in job postings maintains gender inequality by affecting the likelihood that certain genders apply for certain jobs.

Once upon a Time: How to Use Storytelling to Attract Top Talent

Indeed

After all, today’s job seeker is often distracted and overwhelmed with options. In a recent series of interviews conducted by Indeed about the hiring process, one job seeker said this: “There are some companies that instantly stand out to me as places where I’d love to work.

A Successful Hiring Process for Customer Support Specialists

Recruiterbox

By now, you should have a customer support specialist job profile completed and be ready to look for someone who checks all the boxes. Job description. A quality job description attracts the right candidates. Use your job profile to outline the specifics of the role and the qualities and skills your hire needs to have. You can post your opening on job boards, share it on social media, ask for employee referrals and use other traditional sourcing channels.

How to Interview a Rock Star Recruiter

Contract Recruiter

We administer a resume review test that involves analyzing a group of supplied resumes against job descriptions. For instance, a resume may have considerable job gaps; or have a college graduation date of 1915, or have job titles or descriptions that don’t fit the job description, etc.

HR, Take Some Risks and Just Say “What the *”

Fistful of Talent

I look for unique qualities, that aren’t in the job description. The growth and victory come from going through the exercise, not the result. My favorite movie line of all time and something every HR practitioner needs to do, “ Sometimes you need to just say ‘what the *’ and take some risks. ” The quote comes from the movie Risky Business. Joel, the character played by Tom Cruise, is much like a teenage version of an HR pansy.

5 Creative Ways to Tell Your Employer Brand Story

Indeed

It’s an exercise in alternative methods of reaching top candidates. Think about the way modern job seekers search for opportunities. They browse search engines, social media and career sites to find jobs. Top performers have many job options. Podcasts.

The Recruiting and Hiring Funnel: How to Get Each Step Right

Recruiterbox

According to Glassdoor, 76 percent of job seekers look for information on what makes a company an attractive place to work. So it isn’t enough to post job openings and expect great candidates to apply. The modern job seeker wants more from their employer than fair compensation.

LinkedIn’s Head of Recruiting Shares His Tips for Setting Realistic Hiring Timelines

Linkedin Talent Blog

I’m going to share with you a little exercise I do from time to time,” Brendan says, “in this very scenario when hiring managers are feeling frustrated, escalating, or whatever it may be, making my life unpleasant.”. He assigns a week to the job req and two weeks to the job description.

7 Copywriting Lessons From the World’s Top Employer Brands

Rally Recruitment Marketing

In Recruitment Marketing, many of us create candidate personas as an exercise to get to know our audiences better. Have you ever come across a job description that addressed you (the reader) as “the successful candidate,” or worse yet, “the successful incumbent”?

Almost Royal: How Not to Conduct an Interview

Recruiting Daily Advisor

While several applicants attempted these ridiculous exercises (and one even claimed to actually be Jesus), one flatly refused and openly remarked about how offensive their questions were.

How to Find Steady Candidates with ATS Recruitment Software

Mindscope

Numerous reports have shown that people are voluntarily quitting their jobs more than ever in the U.S. of employed American workers had voluntarily quit their jobs by the end of July 2018—this is the highest the voluntary quit rate has been since April 2001. Exercise Your People Skills.

5 Mistakes Recruiters Make (And How to Avoid Them)

RecruitmentJuice

Mistake 1: Using bad job descriptions. How to avoid: Don’t rely 100% on the job description provided by the client. They are knowledgeable about their industry, not recruitment – that’s your job! What jobs didn’t you fill, what could you do differently next time?

2 Simple Ways for Recruiters to Manage Stress

GoodTime

Today’s world is moving faster and working harder than ever and we are often expected to go beyond the job description. Recruiting teams have an extremely difficult job of trying to attract top talent with little resources in a wildly competitive job market.

The Importance of Networking for Small Business Leaders

The Hiring Site

You may even want to stress from the get-go how vital you consider networking by including it in the job description for each and every employee. Looking for an inexpensive, efficient way to increase awareness of your small business? Upping networking efforts could be the answer.

5 New Year’s resolutions for recruiters

Workable

Whether you want to cover a skills gap or simply expand your knowledge, learning something new can make the difference in your job. You’ll understand how to write better, buzzword-free job descriptions that give candidates a clear picture of the position. Exercise more.

5 Creative Ways to Tell Your Employer Brand Story

Indeed

It’s an exercise in alternative methods of reaching top candidates. Think about the way modern job seekers search for opportunities. They browse search engines, social media and career sites to find jobs. Top performers have many job options. Podcasts.

Best practice… what does that really mean?

RecruitmentJuice

Understandably, this means that margins can be squeezed and even Terms of Business adjusted to fit the requirements… less understandable is that jobs are now considered, that if taken on during the good times, would have been automatically excluded. As an exercise, go through the jobs that you haven’t filled over the last 6 months and see if any of the above issues have been a factor. Jobs and candidates.

Emotional Intelligence: The Most Overlooked Candidate Skill

Recruiterbox

Everyone turns up the positivity during interviews and the first few months on the job. Exercises like these ensures a new hire gels with their team, above all else. Include it in your job descriptions – Define the personality traits you need your new hire to have.

Automated assessments

Bersin

Automated assessments are based on assessing candidates in real time and use a scoring/ranking methodology to determine candidate fit for the job and the organization. coding skills, problem solving), giving recruiters access to a pool of candidates that was not necessarily looking for a job.

Press Release: Club Pilates Refines Hiring Strategy to Accommodate Growth

Hireology

Applicants for instructor positions must meet strict criteria, including a comprehensive 400-500 hour Pilates certification and an intense passion for improving lives through controlled exercise.