Great Job Descriptions Matter

Fistful of Talent

While recruiting has both a marketing and sales component, the backbone of hiring is the job description—a compensation, compliance, and technical tool meant to define the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the role. Job descriptions will save your ass in court.

Job Descriptions Are the New Landing Page.

Fistful of Talent

From the technology we use, to how we approach candidate engagement, so much around the recruiting and hiring process has evolved and improved over the years. I’m talking about job descriptions. Most job ads are still dry, boring, and lack any semblance of life or soul.

Goodbye Job Descriptions, Hello Impact Descriptions

Lever

Are traditional job descriptions in trouble? According to new research from Allegis Group, 72% of hiring managers say they provide clear job descriptions, while only 36% of candidates say the same.

10 Tips For Writing Job Descriptions

Glassdoor for Employers

Every month, as many as about 65 million job seekers come to Glassdoor to search for jobs. While ads can work wonders to attract informed candidates to your open roles, there is a lot you can do as an employer to ensure job seekers find your jobs postings online.

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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. Vague descriptions lead to responses from unqualified applicants.

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.

Recruit Like A Marketer: A/B Test Your Job Descriptions

Fistful of Talent

You’re a recruiter and a new job hits your desk. Only, you have a very involved and opinionated hiring manager who thinks they have drafted the Pulitzer for job descriptions. In our scenario: Variation A “The Control” – Your hiring manager’s job description.

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.

5 Crucial Elements to Creating a Memorable Job Description

Leoforce

Candidates usually do the same with your job posting. A job posting is a marketing advertisement designed to attract people; it’s not intended to be a barrier to entry.” . – Lou Adler. This is extremely relevant in their job search.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

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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.

How To Convey Culture Through Job Descriptions

Search Solution Group

Most importantly, job descriptions should effectively communicate a job and what it entails. Advice for Hiring Managers Culture Hiring Tips job descriptionsWhy wait until the interview phase to demonstrate your company culture?

12 Examples of Poorly Written Job Descriptions

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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.

How to Make Your Job Descriptions More SEO-friendly

JazzHR

As any HR professional can tell you, attracting top talent in today’s competitive job market is no easy task. Nowadays, it’s no longer enough to simply write a compelling job description and hope for the best. These types of modifiers are best saved for the job description.”

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

match open jobs. are currently hiring for. they are not successfully making ideal hires. changing hiring environment. Some more frequently mentioned reasons are: + TRAINING As job requirements change, employers are. jobs. Jobs in the trades that depend.

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.

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! –

How to Make Your Job Descriptions More SEO-friendly

JazzHR

As any HR professional can tell you, attracting top talent in today’s competitive job market is no easy task. Nowadays, it’s no longer enough to simply write a compelling job description and hope for the best. These types of modifiers are best saved for the job description.”

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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.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

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How to Use a Job Description to Weed Out Unqualified Candidates

Glassdoor for Employers

Whether you’re trying to recruit your next Tax Manager or Data Engineer, writing a powerful job description is one of the most. Hiring & Recruiting Hiring Job Description Job Descriptions Recruiting Talent Acquisition

6 Traits of Great Job Descriptions

Glassdoor for Employers

Have you ever read (and reread) a job description several times, only to find yourself struggling to understand what exactly the organization. Job Description Talent Acquisition Hiring Job Requisition Recruiting

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. Here’s how you can create high-quality job descriptions in 2019.

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

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

struggle to hire talent.2 HIRING PROCESS. The average hiring process takes 23.8 to hire do have the unintended consequence of making it easier. TO QUALITY CANDIDATES In a candidate-driven market, simply finding job. Similarly, hiring managers can focus on running.

Want to Escape Hiring Inertia? Pay Higher Wages — and List Salary Details in Your Job Descriptions

ERE

Every employer wants to fill open jobs with qualified candidates fast. But recent employment and hiring trends data suggest that it’s only getting harder for companies to achieve that basic staffing objective. Job Descriptions Wages, Pay, & Salary Featured

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.

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 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?

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 […].

Top 10 Feminine-Biased Words Used in Job Descriptions

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Masculine vs. feminine job descriptions remains a hot topic these days. Last week I shared The Top 10 Masculine Biased Words Used in Job Descriptions. If you’re trying to gender-neutralize your job ads, eliminating those top 10 masculine-biased words is a good start.

Your Job Descriptions Aren’t Reaching Job Seekers

SimplyHired

The post Your Job Descriptions Aren’t Reaching Job Seekers appeared first on Simply Hired Blog. Recruiters Recruiting Technology job descriptions job posts job search

3 Tips for Writing Effective Job Descriptions

Recruiting Daily Advisor

You’re trying to hire the right person, but you’re not finding him or her. Could your job description be to blame? When I picked up the job description, the problem became immediately apparent. In the case above, I asked why the company was hiring for the role.

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.

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. They treat their job descriptions like job ads. 2) Text Analysis Job Description Software.

Leave Your Ineffective Job Descriptions Behind in 2017

ClearCompany Recruiting

Hiring and recruiting are rarely easy tasks. That’s why it’s so important that job descriptions—one of the most basic tools in a recruiter’s toolbox—evolve along with the changing climate.

Job Descriptions: The Complete List (500+ Job Description Templates)

TalentLyft

Writing a good job description is the very first step of a successful recruiting and hiring process. To help you save time, we have created more than 500 most common job descriptions templates.

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.

7 Examples of Well Written Job Descriptions [With Tips!]

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Well written job descriptions aren’t easy to come by. Most JDs are written by busy hiring managers or recruiters. Below are 7 tips based on examples of well written job descriptions I found on the web. Tip #1 for Well Written Job Descriptions: Use Questions.