8 Tips on Making the Job Description Stand Out

JazzHR

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.

3 Essential Steps For Making Your Job Descriptions POP!

Social Talent

There was one item of the recruiter’s toolkit that seemed to be constantly underused and not fully optimised… The humble yet mighty job description. Lars has pinpointed three things to help you revolutionise the way you write your job descriptions POP!

Media job description templates

Recruitee

Writing a job description for a logistics or facilities role? We've compiled a list of logistics and facilities ob description templates just for you. Click the role to jump down to the job description. Remember to use them wisely, following the do's and don'ts. Copy, paste, and customize away! Reporter Journalist Graphic Designer Edi

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.

Recruiter like Marketer: A/B Test Your Job Descriptions

Glassdoor for Employers

During our presentation (hat tip Matt on the heavy-lifting) we introduced the 4-Step Marketing Process and shared some ways you as a recruiter can roll up your sleeves, including A/B testing your job descriptions. You’re a recruiter and a new job hits your desk.

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.

The Death of the Common Job Description

Glassdoor for Employers

The way people consume content has changed dramatically and it’s not stopping with job descriptions. 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. Here are a few ways to tweak your job descriptions, put your creative thinking cap on and update your job descriptions: Think like a search engine.

Say Hello to Enhanced Job Descriptions

ViziRecruiter

It’s safe to say that we live and operate in a heavily visual, social media-driven era. This begs the ultimate hiring question: why are job descriptions still text-based and boring? Enhanced Job Descriptions Attract High-Quality Candidates.

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. This is not the job of one person.

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. Let’s say I’m interested in digital marketing jobs.

Marketing Director Job Description & Responsibilities

Jobbatical

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 will also need to steer the marketing team’s daily activities and the company’s social media efforts. Marketing Director Job Description Template.

10 of the Best Job Descriptions in 2019

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

If you look at the best job descriptions (below) you’ll notice a pattern. Good Employer Branding — Consistent color, font and perhaps even corporate messaging (especially helpful if a candidate comes from a job board and hasn’t seen the rest of your career site yet!).

Great Candidates Read Job Descriptions

The Hiring Site

A San Diego-based technology company posted a job description on the internet, and it set the social media networks on fire. I wondered—Do great candidates even read job descriptions? GREAT CANDIDATES READ JOB DESCRIPTIONS.

8 Ways to Create “Dynamic Job Descriptions”

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Most job descriptions are text-only and static. So, how do you make a job description dynamic? The branding items to include on your job descriptions include your: Header and footer (I’d estimate only about 1/2 of Fortune 1000 employers do this.

3 Common Formatting Mistakes to Avoid On Your Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Formatting is a top priority in job description writing because formatting affects readability which impacts the candidate experience. Here are 3 common job description formatting mistakes: 1. Job Description Text Format. Use of media/visuals.

Product Designer Job Description & Responsibilities

Jobbatical

This Product Designer 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. Product Designer Job Description Template. Design and prototype elegant and highly useful flows and experiences across multiple media. Looking for more job description templates?

What’s The Difference Between a Job Description, Job Posting and Job Ad?

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

We’ve had some people ask about the difference between job descriptions, job postings and job ads. Here’s some clarity: What is a Job Description? A job description is the most common term for anything related to a job page.

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. But it is important to note that YouTube has a higher bar than other social media platforms.

7 Examples of Unconscious Bias in Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

The examples of unconscious bias in job descriptions are rampant. The bad news: your job postings likely have some bias. Unconscious bias in job postings includes using text or media that excludes someone. Unconscious Bias in Job Titles.

Content Marketing and Job Descriptions: A Recruiter’s Guide to A/B Testing

Recruiting Daily

During our presentation (hat tip Matt on the heavy-lifting) we introduced the 4-Step Marketing Process and shared some ways you as a recruiter can roll up your sleeves, including A/B testing your job descriptions. Job Descriptions: The Recruiting Content That Counts.

Hiring Millennials? Start With The Right Job Description

ConveyIQ

The rise of the digital age places new emphasis on not only what you say to job seekers, but how and where you say it too. Job descriptions are now more than just a list of required skill sets and a boilerplate about your company — they’re a first impression.

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. But, you still need an enticing job description.

Writing a Job Description That Attracts Candidates

TalentLyft

Before posting a job on job boards, social media, career site or any other platform, identifying desired skills and responsibilities is necessary. Writing a good job description is the very first step in finding, attracting and hiring the right candidate.

6 Ways to Avoid Age Bias in Your Job Descriptions

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Age bias in the workplace can start with your job descriptions/job postings. Here are 6 ways to avoid age bias in your job descriptions: 1. Tip: Instead of Digital Native, your job description should spell out the skills you need (familiarity with video games). If your job description mentions wanting a recent college grad or someone “young and energetic”, that could be asking for an age discrimination suit.

Writing job descriptions for hiring millennials

Workable

More than 35m millennials and Generation-Y employees (those born after 1980) are starting their careers and looking for jobs with companies who can meet their aspirations. Start with your job titles and descriptions. Job Titles: Clear and Optimized.

Announcing An Uncubed Beta! Video Job Descriptions

Uncubed

Earlier this year, my cofounder and Uncubed CEO Chris Johnson made the bold proclamation that the online job listing was dead. So how can you convey all of those things in a static job listing? And yet, the static job listing languishes on, even on our own site.

Downloadable Job Description Templates for Marketing Roles

Recruiterbox

Why not make your job a little easier? We’ve created job description templates for common marketing roles. Job description templates are provided for the following roles: Marketing Manager. Media Buyer. The post Downloadable Job Description Templates for Marketing Roles appeared first on Recruiterbox Blog. All you have to do is customize to your liking. Digital Marketing Specialist. Copywriter/Content Marketer. Public Relations Specialist.

5 Keys to Writing a Seriously Effective Job Description

Recruiterbox

One of the biggest mistakes an HR department can make is underestimating the power of their job descriptions. If you don’t write the job description and list the position correctly, you aren’t going to get the results you want. Start with the job title.

The Ultimate Checklist For A Stand-Out Job Description

HireRabbit

In the competitive world of hiring and recruitment, well-crafted job descriptions serve as your first lines of defense when trying to lure in prospective candidates into your company. Text-heavy job descriptions can often appear too traditional, dull, and boring.

Employer Branding Job Description Examples

NextWave Hire

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. It can mean anything from posting on social media, to managing 7 figure ad budgets. Be explicit about what they need now, and what is ok to learn on the job.

Do You Have this Massive “Drop-Off” From Career Site to Job Descriptions?

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

You’ve got a solid-looking company career site page like this: The “Hotel Lobby Theory” …yet your job description pages look something more like this JD below. After all, their job is make your company/brand look great. Media.

That Resume Stinks. But That Job Description’s Not Much Better.

Eightfold

According to a recent Harris Media poll, 73% of senior execs say that finding talent is a critical problem at their company—despite an overload of resumes. Sometimes it feels like TA and hiring managers speak Swedish, while job seekers speak Swahili. You spend time on each job description, honing it so that it tightly defines requirements and enticements to attract the best possible candidates. Your job descriptions don’t help.

Employer Branding Job Description Examples

Recruiting Blogs

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. It can mean anything from posting on social media, to managing 7 figure ad budgets. Be explicit about what they need now, and what is ok to learn on the job.

Suffering a Shortage of Applicants? A Checklist Covering the Top 10 Reasons Why

ERE

So, if you work at a firm that is struggling to attract applicants, it’s a huge mistake to blame the tight job market. Advertising & Marketing Branding Employee Referrals Job Boards Job Descriptions Passive Candidates Social Media Management Uncategorized Featured

Job Titles: I’ll Never Be A Ninja Again

Katrina Kibben

The post Job Titles: I’ll Never Be A Ninja Again appeared first on Three Ears Media Blog. Candidate Generation and Nurturing Job Descriptions recruiting Recruitment Marketing Advice job titles no more ninjas Recruitment Marketing Tactics Three ears mediaEnough with the ninjas already! They're bad for your employees and your search traffic. Here's why.

5 Easy Steps to Writing Winning Job Descriptions

Breezy HR

Nothing can seem more tedious than writing a job description when you’re already stretched thin and in need of extra hands. Here’s one easy way to write job descriptions that will attract not only top talent but the right talent for your company. Where to Start While there are many ways to structure a job post , I’ve found that answering the following five questions makes covering all the details a breeze. How do I turn my answers into job descriptions?

The Only 2019 Recruiting Trend You Should Pay Attention To

Katrina Kibben

The post The Only 2019 Recruiting Trend You Should Pay Attention To appeared first on Three Ears Media Blog. Job Descriptions recruiting 2019 trends recruiting trends trainingThe only trend you should pay attention to as you're planning 2019.