8 Tips on Making the Job Description Stand Out


Nowadays, the majority of job descriptions look the same. They have the same structure and use the same phrases as if HR professionals had read the same manual, “How to write a job description.” Create a job description with the AIDA model.

Social Media: A Recruiter’s Best Friend


Social Media: A Recruiter’s Best Friend. Once upon a time, being active on social media during work hours was looked down upon. Now, employees are encouraged to stay active on their social media accounts throughout the day. Recruiting.

How to Write Good Job Descriptions that Attract Great Candidates


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.

4 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Attract Top Talent: Social Recruiting


The social media revolution led by Facebook made us more connected to each other than ever — at least virtually. It’s hard to see how much has changed in our lives without looking back ten or five years ago. Social media is now our source of news.

How to Write an Enticing Job Description

Breezy HR

I’m begging you: if you want to write an ah-mazing job description, stay far, far away from the Google search bar. You can do better, and if you’re looking for great applicants, you need to do better. Ready for a job that will provide your food and water?”

How to Make Your Job Descriptions Google and Job Board-Friendly


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.

Attracting the Perfect Candidate through Social Media


Is your company’s LinkedIn profile up to par? If not, your company could be losing ideal candidates to other businesses. Although the conventional job searching and hiring processes won’t disappear anytime soon, utilizing various social media platforms to their full potential provides an easy opportunity to add value to your company while increasing brand awareness. Here are a few tips for attracting top-notch employees via social media: 1.

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.

5 Essential Tips for Mastering Candidate Sourcing on Social Media

Spark Hire

Over the past decade, social media has permeated all aspects of our lives. As soon as you have a candidate’s name, you head to the internet to find out more. You might even check out the candidate’s connections to see if they already know someone in your network.

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.

How Social Media Can Help You Grow Your Fitness Franchise


Consumers have many choices when it comes to finding a fitness routine that works for them. The possibilities are endless – from full-service gyms to at-home fitness apps to studios dedicated to yoga, cycling, crossfit and more. Promote Job Openings.

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 Social Media Can Help Your Small Business Reach Customers and Job Applicants


The average consumer spends 30% of their total online time and more than 2 hours a day on social media. Given these consumer habits, if your small business doesn’t have a social media presence, you’re likely missing out on potential business and quality job applicants.

How to Fix Your Social Media Recruitment Strategy


Social media recruitment is a powerful tool for attracting applicants and expanding the reach of your job postings. In fact, 92% of companies use LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter to augment traditional recruiting methods. But if you’re just dipping your toe into the social media waters, you may be discouraged by a lack of response. Why isn’t your social media recruitment strategy working for you? How long does it take that person?

Marketing Director Job Description & Responsibilities


This Marketing Director job description template is crafted to help you attract the most qualified candidates for your company. Make sure to customize it to your job opening by including requirements, benefits, and perks specific to the role and your company. The Marketing Director oversees the team that will be applying these strategies to make sure that they are meeting the company’s goals and staying within budget.

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.

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 Use Social Media to Aid in Your Search for Employees


If so, then maybe you need to look at some different ways to promote your current job offerings. The following are some ways to incorporate social media into your search for qualified employees. Promote Your Job Opening on Your Social Networks.

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

The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media


Defining Social Recruiting. Social Recruiting (Digital Recruiting, ERecruiting, Online Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Purple Squirrel Hunting et al.) Marketing – building and engaging with talent communities through social media and promoting employment or agency brands.

How to 'Court' Purple Squirrels Online

Stacy Zapar

Walk up to her and plant a big ole kiss, right on the lips? You have to court her! Yes, I realize this isn’t 1875 and there’s really no such thing as courting anymore, but stay with me…) You need to flirt a little. This SAME concept applies to recruiting purple squirrels.

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Employer Branding Job Description Examples

NextWave Hire

Employer branding is exploding, and many companies are now on the hunt for dedicated employer branding leaders who can help to supercharge their talent brand and win over the best talent. We’ve seen employer branding jobs posted on a weekly basis now, whereas even a year ago the frequency just wasn’t as high. Given this function is so new, we thought we’d share a few thoughts on how to write a proper job description.

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.

5 Social Recruiting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Glassdoor for Employers

Social media has had a massive impact on almost every aspect of business — and recruiting is no exception. Consider these statistics : 80% of employers say social recruiting helps them find passive candidates. 91% of employers are using social media to hire talent today.

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.

The Best Time to Call Candidates and Clients (& How Social Media Can Help)


As an ex-recruiter I have heard many different opinions on the best time to call clients and candidates. able to leave the office without need for excuse. Likely to be away from their desk phone. forward to the weekend. Clients have had time to deal with all the.


Recruiting Blogs

Social media is no longer just used as a social tool. Facebook , Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media platforms are being utilized by job seekers looking for their next career move and is something that companies really need to integrate into their social media strategies.

A Recruiter’s Guide to: Creating Truly Attention-Grabbing Job Ads

Social Talent

One minute a job seeker is reading our lengthy job spec on their phone, the next, a notification from WhatsApp, Twitter, Viber or Facebook pops up and they’re gone. And any interest they once had in that job spec is now gone too. So I decided to do something about it.

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How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: Hiring Your Perfect Employee

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

This is the final post in our How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to hire with ApplicantStack. Before we continue, let’s review where we are in the process: Create a Job Description.

Employer Branding Job Description Examples

Recruiting Blogs

Employer branding is exploding, and many companies are now on the hunt for dedicated employer branding leaders who can help to supercharge their talent brand and win over the best talent. We've seen employer branding jobs posted on a weekly basis now, whereas even a year ago the frequency just wasn't as high. Given this function is so new, we thought we'd share a few thoughts on how to write a proper job description.

How to Achieve Holiday Recruiting Success

ClearCompany Recruiting

Every holiday season, companies increase their staff in order to accommodate the increase in traffic. The quality of the experience that companies provide to job seekers can affect the success or failure of the hiring process. Honest Job Descriptions.

Job Description Formula: A Tried-and-True Way to Attract Top Talent


Job seekers have multiple opportunities to learn what it’s like to work for your company. They can access the company career site, view photos of employees on social media and gain a better understanding of the culture on sites such as Glassdoor. But what compels them to explore whether or not they would enjoy being a part of your team? For many job seekers, the job post is the catalyst for further research. Video Job Descriptions.

How to Optimize Your Job Posts for Maximum Exposure


In the next year, among employed adults, 62 percent have very little interest in looking for a new job. This means the search for qualified candidates takes concerted effort, and a well-written job description helps. Longer job descriptions get, on average, 30% more applications.

How to Take a Consultative Approach to Hiring Manager Relationships

Proactive Talent

As a Talent Acquisition Leader, I am often coaching and seeking to inspire my teams to become more consultative with their hiring manager relationships. Our clients may not know what to expect from certain decisions they might make. Get to know your client’s background.

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