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.

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: How To Post To Job Boards

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

This is the third article in our How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series. In today’s post, we will show you how to post to job boards with ApplicantStack. You’ve created your job description and your prescreening is in place.

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 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.

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.

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. How does that work?

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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. How does that work?

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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.

7 Tips To Help You Craft A Better Job Board

Capterra

There are some truly awful job postings out there in the world. Really Bad Job Posts (@JobPostShame) December 10, 2015. Really Bad Job Posts (@JobPostShame) December 14, 2015. It doesn’t have to be like this. For the job. The job. It’s ok to ask for both.

What is a Job Board?

ApplicantPro

Job advertising used to be as simple as placing an ad in the local newspaper, putting up a Help Wanted sign in the window, or getting it out there through word of mouth. Today, advertising an open position is much more complicated—or much simpler—depending on how you look at it.

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.

The Six Elements of A Successful Job Description (And How to Write it)

Proven

What is the worst part about writing a job description? Typically the answer to this question is simple: Getting started. Some managers nab a job description template, hit copy and paste, send it to a few job boards, and call it a day.

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.

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?

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 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.

Are Your Job Descriptions Search Engine-Friendly?

NPA Worldwide

There are a lot of things to consider when writing job descriptions. They need to be interesting and compelling, something that will attract the right candidates AND get them to click the ad/apply to the job. And they need to be search-engine friendly.

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.

Tips to Writing a Great Job Description

Recruitics

Recruitics is an analytics and automation platform that makes it easy for companies to achieve amazing results from their recruitment marketing strategy. To learn more about how to optimize your recruitment marketing campaigns, please contact a member of our team.

How to Write a Job Description Like an Ad Copywriter

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

You have to do better than a “copy-and-paste” of an old job description to write a job description that stands out and engages the best talent. Many of you still use job descriptions written by someone with little to no marketing skills.

Career Sites are 7x More Cost-Effective Than Job Boards: How to Attract Top Talent with a Compelling Career Site

Hireology

In today’s competitive hiring market, a compelling career site is critical to the success of your hiring efforts. According to Hireology data, 71 percent of job applicants research a company’s career site before applying to a job. An Option to Apply Via Mobile.

5 Reasons Why Job Boards Are the WORST for Recruiting

marenated

Our only hope is to keep looking for techniques that resonate with candidates and work for hiring teams, not against. One of these very techniques is that of the online job board. It’s generally a cost efficient way to clearly communicate with interested talent and is simple to use for one business owner or entire recruiting teams. Or, is it… Find out everything you need to know about how to use #jobboards to your advantage: Click To Tweet.

Best job ad examples from the Workable job board

Workable

A clear and engaging job description helps attract the right candidates. To inspire you, we dove into the Workable job board to identify some of the best job ad examples that are currently out there. The key here is to be as transparent as possible.

How Can I Update (and Optimize) My Job Descriptions?

Hyrell

Job seekers from around the word visit major job sites every day looking for available positions. But, if there’s supposedly such a large pool of potential applicants, you may be asking yourself: “Why is no one clicking on MY job posting?”

5 Easy Ways to Have More Consistent Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Are your job descriptions consistent? Consistent job descriptions can also cut time-to-fill — specifically, the time it takes to get from req to candidate screenings (which can easily take 3+ weeks). Here are a few ways to have more consistent job descriptions: 1) Same Order of Sections. Candidates often look at more than one of your job opps and consistent order helps readability.

Why the Job Board isn’t Dead After All

The King's Shilling

The death of the job board has been predicted for about as long as I can remember. With each new technical leap we were supposed to be abandoning the lowly job board. If you believe the naysayers right now I think we’re supposed to be submitting video resumes via the the blockchain… but we aren’t. For most people the job board is simply an online version of of a print advertisement. All the while it was supposed to be dying.

How to Make Your Job Postings Searchable on Major Job Boards

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

With over millions of job searches each month on major job boards like Monster, Indeed, and CareerBuilder, are you doing enough to make sure your job postings are searchable and stand out? When you think of Search Engine Optimization (or SEO), you probably think it pertains to online marketing and websites, right? You wouldn’t automatically associate it with job postings, but it’s just as important. Pick a Searchable Job Title.

How to write job descriptions

Workable

Job descriptions could and should sweep candidates off their feet. But all too often we’re content to lean on the old-fashioned and generic with the result that most job ads are mediocre. We’re guessing you don’t want to be average. You’re not one of those guys looking for superheroes who is too lazy to write job descriptions that might actually attract them. We all know that applicants like to scan. The about-the-job part.

8 of My Favorite Articles About Writing Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

I’ve written what I hope you find useful content on job descriptions. Here are my favorite articles on job descriptions. I list them in order of when they were published (more recent first): 8 Awesome Articles about Writing Job Descriptions. The Trouble with IT Job Descriptions. And so your job descriptions for them should be too. If a skill is trainable, perhaps leave it out of the job posting.

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. Extending The Job Offer.

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 Source Passive Candidates in Healthcare

Hospital Recruiting

Not only should recruiters post appealing job advertisements, they must seek out the passive candidates who could be potential top talent but are not applying to your openings. With Health Care roles being so difficult to fill, this is not a risk companies should be taking.

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.

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.

5 Tips & Tools to Find Free Job Description Templates in 2018

MightyRecruiter

Successful recruiting starts with a well-written job description. This holds especially true in today’s near-full employment market, where there are fewer people looking for work and more jobs to fill, which makes it harder than ever to make strong hires.