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.

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. Here’s the deal: you know how you read a resume in about 10 seconds or less? How are they unique?

How To Convey Culture Through Job Descriptions

Search Solution Group

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

How to Write Good Job Descriptions that Attract Great Candidates

Recruiterbox

There can be any number of reasons–maybe the opening isn’t on certain job boards and should be; maybe it’s a hot job in an ultra-competitive market (say, iOS developer in San Francisco). But sometimes it comes down to the job description.

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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.

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.

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.

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. Tailor job descriptions for mobile.

How to Write a Job Description That Will Make a Candidate’s Heart Stop

Social Talent

An effectively written job description should appeal to candidates who can do the job well and dissuade applicants who are unlikely to succeed in the role. Avoid the following mistakes when settling down and getting refreshed on how to write a job description.

How to Write a Job Description Which Attracts High-quality Applicants

Hundred5

For most of the candidates applying to your job opening, your job ad will be the first point of contact they have with your company. Needless to say, you should put maximum effort in making your job ads and job descriptions stand out. Job benefits.

How to Convey Culture Through Job Descriptions

Recruiting Blogs

Why wait until the interview phase to demonstrate your company culture? Most importantly, job descriptions should effectively communicate a job and what it entails. [link].

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.

How a Killer Job Description Has Benefits Beyond Basic Recruiting

Hyrell

We all know the importance of writing a job description properly. If you fail to have a top notch job description, you can attract the wrong candidates to your position, which does not benefit your company. Job Analysis. Job Evaluation.

How to Build Smart Job Descriptions

Recruiting Blogs

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. Job descriptions. .

8 Key Stakeholders in a Job Description Rewriting Project

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

“Who are the key stakeholders that need to be involved when rewriting job descriptions?” If you’re lucky enough to have a head of recruitment marketing or employer branding, they too make a great leader of JD rewriting.

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

Devskiller

In many cases, bad hires can are the result of interviewer bias, inefficient screening methods, or a combination of these. Based on LinkedIn data , 42%of recruiters believe interview bias is a problem of traditional interviews. Types of interviewer biases.

Tips on How to Design the Right Interview

JazzHR

You’re ready to get a better sense of their KSAs and if they’re the right fit for your organization. It’s time to begin the interview process. But the first question you ask shouldn’t be to the person you’re hoping will take your company to the next level.

How to Write a Job Description That Will Sizzle on Social Media

Recruiting Blogs

How to Write a Job Description That Will Sizzle on Social Media. If not knowing how to write a job description tailored to social media is what’s holding you back from getting on board, we’re here to help. Reduced time-to-fill.

Video Job Descriptions: Understanding Which Platforms Are the Best for Recruiting

Recruiting Daily Advisor

If you’re jumping onto the video job description bandwagon, you may be wondering which platforms (other than your company career page) are best for showcasing these videos. The most obvious place to post your recruiting videos is YouTube. Job Descriptions RecruitCon

How to Engage Top Talent (hint: not job descriptions)

NextWave Hire

There are so many people out there who are just looking for a job, and they are spamming their resume in hopes someone will give them a chance. Without mechanisms for attracting and converting higher quality applicants, your HR department can expect to get a lot of noise and not a lot of signal. Unfortunately, the harder to find talent is flying under the radar. That is of course, unless there’s a reason to apply like in depth employee testimonials or microsites.

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: How To Schedule Interviews

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

Welcome to our series How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to schedule interviews with ApplicantStack. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in our series: Create a Job Description.

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.

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.

How to Nail Group Interviews Every Time

JazzHR

When it comes to finding the right person for a new role in your business, group interviews can be a valuable tool in your recruitment process. Done right, group interviews can produce fantastic results. Here’s some practical advice to follow: Choose your panel carefully.

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How To Conduct An Interview: Best Practices to Improve Hiring

ApplicantStack

Why learn how to conduct an interview? Let’s discuss interview best practices. The things you do to prepare are just as important as what you do when you are conducting the interview. Know The Job Description. If you wrote the job description , you already have a general understanding. Talk to managers about skills that may not be readily apparent. Update the job description as you gain a better understanding.

How to Recruit Nurses

Glassdoor for Employers

With an increasingly aging population, healthcare is one industry that’s poised to grow exponentially in the coming years. One of the more difficult-to-fill positions in healthcare? Wondering what your organization should do to attract, hire and retain top-tier nursing candidates?

11 Must-Ask Behavioral Interview Questions

Glassdoor for Employers

Behavioral interviewing uses strategically-composed questions to share how a candidate’s past performance might support a hiring company’s future needs. This type of questioning remains popular because it is the most pragmatic way to uncover real-life work experiences.

How to: Prepare and Conduct the Perfect Job Interview

Social Talent

Many recruiters and hiring managers (you, yourself might be included), see interviewing as a necessary evil, and not as a critical skill. Why do so many industry veterans feel they could still improve their interviewing skills? How to: Prepare and Conduct the Perfect Job Interview: 1.

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Hiring Checklist: How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

Step #1: Create a Job Description. In the job description , include the following: Job location. Job title. List of job responsibilities. Enter job description in ApplicantStack. Select the job owner and hiring manager in ApplicantStack.

How to Predictably Hire the Most Successful Candidates Using Structured Interview Questions

Breezy HR

We’ve already talked about what defines a structured interview , and why structured interviews are such good predictors of job performance. Yeah, right now it’s going to take some time. Step 1: Define Your Structured Interview Questions.

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How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: How To Do Prescreening Preparation

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

In today’s post, we will show you how to do prescreening prep in ApplicantStack Recruit. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in the series: Create a Job Description. Post Job to Job Boards. Schedule Interviews.

How to Sell Your Employer Brand in the Interview

ClearCompany Recruiting

It’s every company’s goal to be the best of the best. In order to be the best company in your industry, you need to hire the best employees and in order to hire the best, you need to be able to convince those candidates that your company is the best choice for them.

4 Reasons Your Job Description Could Make or Break Your Hiring Process

Recruiterbox

Employees are essential to completing day-to-day tasks that have long-term impact on your company. During the hiring process, you sort through candidate applications and conduct interviews, testing, and background checks before eventually placing an offer on the table for one candidate.

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: Collecting Feedback From Your Hiring Team

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

Welcome to our series How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to collect team feedback with ApplicantStack. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in the series: Create a Job Description.

Best Jobs in America 2019 & How to Hire for Them

Glassdoor for Employers

With nearly seven million open jobs in the U.S., it can be tough to know which roles will be harder to fill than others. Competition is high across all industries and occupations, but we’re here to help. Job Score: 4.7. Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.3.

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: Making Your Selection

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

Welcome to our series How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to make a candidate selection with ApplicantStack. We will explain how ApplicantStack streamlines the background and reference check process.

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.

14 powerful interview techniques & tips for employers

Devskiller

Job interviews are the first point of the interview process where you can start piecing things together. And by using specific interview techniques and skills, you’re able to shed a little more light on your applicant. Ask behavioral interview questions.

How To Optimize Your Job Descriptions

Jim Stroud

Jim Stroud interviews Kevin Walker, Director of Employer Insights at Indeed. Among the topics discussed are a) how employers can optimize their job descriptions for more views and applicants, b) how employer brand affects jobseeker applies, c) why its important to go mobile, d) how relevant search engines are to the applicant process and so much more! Tune in to learn! // Related links: [link].

Hiring Checklist: How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

Step #1: Create a Job Description. In the job description , include the following: Job location. Job title. List of job responsibilities. Enter job description in ApplicantStack. Select the job owner and hiring manager in ApplicantStack.