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


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.

5 Steps to Better Job Description Click-Through Rates

ExactHire Recruiting

In most organizations, marketers don’t own the task of writing job descriptions for new opportunities available within their organization. Here are five ways to garner better job description click through rates for your company’s opportunities.

How to Write Job Descriptions to Attract High Performers and Diverse Talent

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Used strategically, a job description can be much more than a list of duties and qualifications. With some small but significant changes to your template, you can use job descriptions to attract higher quality and more diverse applicants.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Although many factors go into this, it starts with the candidate experience of your online job applications. Want to break this trend and drive more candidates to apply to your jobs? job seekers will have with your brand. If you were searching for a job. or “Jobs.”

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. How long should your job description be?

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.

6 Ways to Tweak Your Job Descriptions to Attract Better Talent


Ensure that you attract the best candidates by writing clear and relevant job descriptions. Recruiter Tips Recruitment Screen Top TalentHere are 6 ways to do just that.

Learn How to Post Jobs Like the Pros


Before you open the flood gates for applicants, here are some key considerations to think through: Write the description – It may seem obvious, but you can’t start hiring until you know what the needs and requirements of each particular job are going to be.

If the Big Guy Gets a Break, Why Can’t ‘We the People?’


Corporations: If the President of the United States gets a break on meeting the criteria and requirements of the job description — can we give each other a little break too? Agency Recruiting Job Descriptions Screening FeaturedDear U.S.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

for tomorrow’s tech tools DICE 2018 Dice Recruitment Automation Report 2 Contents Most Recruiters See AI Not as a Job Replacer, but as a Valuable Helper The Positive Impacts of Automation What Recruiters Want — and Don’t. Job Replacer, but as a Valuable Helper The general feeling among.

Five Easy Steps to Creating a Video Job Description


As mentioned, Uncubed has launched a beta of a new product offering that we couldn’t be more excited about: the Video Job Listing, which our clients can film from the comfort of their own computers. Remember, the Video Job Description isn’t you reading an actual job description on camera.

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Résumé screening: why you should screen people in, not out


Résumé screening is an accepted part of the recruitment process. So accepted, in fact, that the focus of many talent acquisition vendors is to make the candidate screening process better. The problem is that the process of screening itself is fundamentally flawed.

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


The most important part of the hiring process is the initial step: writing and posting a job description. Do you know how to write a job description and why it is important? What should be included in a job description? Purpose of the job.

Learn How to Post Jobs Like the Pros


Before you open the flood gates for applicants, here are some key considerations to think through: Write the description – It may seem obvious, but you can’t start hiring until you know what the needs and requirements of each particular job are going to be.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

screening and scheduling, and are left with little. a job applicant. Job seekers are left feeling like the. person for the job. learning to scrub prior job descriptions and high- performing employee profiles to uncover the most. But in reality, the job.

Are Your Job Descriptions Attracting Mediocre Candidates?

Linkedin Talent Blog

Is the quality of people applying to your jobs better or worse than those not applying? His major theme is that no one is average and individual performance depends largely on the context of the job and the leadership skills of the hiring manager. Add taglines to your job titles.

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. For many job seekers, the job post is the catalyst for further research. How to Craft the Perfect Job Description. Written job descriptions define a role, communicate responsibilities to applicants and are the determining factor in whether or not a job seeker will pursue the position. Alternatives to Traditional Job Descriptions.

8 Smart Time Hacks for High-Volume Recruiters

Recruiting Daily

Candidate Sourcing News Applicant Tracking System college recruiting high volume recruiting job descriptions referrals screening Sourcing Thomas Tracy time hacksDon’t expect a slowdown in the pace of your frenzied, high-volume recruiting position. Get used to it.

Top 10 Screening Mistakes Made by Recruiters (Infographics)

Social Talent

Are you guilty of making any of the top ten screening mistakes? Doing so will turn a basic Q&A session into more of a conversation, making it easier for you to determine if the candidate is right for the job. Infographic Tips job interview mistakes recruiter mistakes

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

TO QUALITY CANDIDATES In a candidate-driven market, simply finding job. FOR YOUR INTERNAL TEAM With a third-party recruiter on the job, your talent acquisition team. additional time on screening, vetting, and other measures your. screening. 15 / CLEARLY STATE THE JOB’S.

A Contrarian Perspective on Hiring for ‘Fit’


Job Descriptions Onboarding Screening FeaturedMany industries today are accelerating their focus on innovation to capture opportunities in ever-changing markets.

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The Most Stripped-down Guideline for the Perfect Job Description

Recruiting Blogs

Over the last few months, we’ve posted countless job ads to various job boards, and their variety has ranged from engineering jobs to office positions. We’ve noticed that some jobs perform well, while others get close to zero candidates submitting applications.

Unscientific Assessment: How To Use Phrenology for Screening and Selection

Recruiting Daily

My research uncovered some weird and wonderful ideas about how to read into physical phenomenon to figure out what someone’s really all about, or what we in this industry refer to as shortlisting, screening and selection. A Better Way of Spotting Talent: 10 Steps to Screening Success.

An accurate and effective job description is one of the main building blocks in any successful recruitment process. If you simply dust down an old role profile, update a few points and alter the job …

Recruiting Blogs

An accurate and effective job description is one of the main building blocks in any successful recruitment process. If you simply dust down an old role profile, update a few points and alter the job title you will be missing a huge opportunity. Start with the job title.

Optimizing Your Job Ads

The Hire Talent

The post Optimizing Your Job Ads appeared first on The HIRE Talent. Finding Top Quality Candidates News Screening Resumes Uncategorized career opportunities job ad's job description keywords marketing search engine optimization SEOIt wasn’t long ago that an employer would simply place a want-ad in the local newspaper to fill a vacancy in his company. Some employers still post signs in the window when they’re hiring.

Hiring a Customer Service Rep? Here’s a Sample Job Description and 6 Interview Questions to Ask

Linkedin Talent Blog

First off, we’ll walk you through how to write a great job description for a customer service position, so you attract great talent. How to write a great job description for a customer service position. Next is writing the opening of your job description.

3 Signs Your Recruiting Strategy is Inefficient

Glassdoor for Employers

You can’t remember the last time you updated your job titles. Why not rinse and repeat and post the job description that worked for the last eight months? If you aren’t benchmarking your job titles against the market before each posting, you may be quickly slipping behind.

Resume Screening 101: 10 Resume Red Flags

Hospital Recruiting

You’ve posted an outstanding opening in your facility; your job description is current and accurate, and the resumes are starting to pour in. Were there problems on the job that caused the downgrade? Job Hopping. First job, CNA, next job Nursing Supervisor.

Instead of Complaining About a Talent Shortage, Let’s Expand the Definition of Talent


Recruiting today misses talented people who may not directly fit the job description, or model of the “ideal hire.” Disability Discrimination Screening & Assessment Veterans Featured

How to Use Pre-Screening Questions to Easily Identify Top Candidates


To easily identify top candidates, pre-screening questions can be a powerful tool in the early stages of the hiring process. Here are a few simple suggestions to help you establish a pre-screening process and start qualifying incoming applicants: Translate Your Qualifications.

Electronic Résumé Screening: Legitimate or Crap?

Staffing Talk

Kelly Goins recently entered the job market after earning her master’s degree, and to maximize her search she went to a career fair seeking tips. “If If you want to get an interview, use the words from the job description in your résumé,” she was told.

Phone Screening: A Guide To This Essential Recruiting Step


Are you using phone screening as part of your interviewing process? But rather than trying to get a job, you’re trying to find the right employees for your company. How to conduct effective phone screening. Selling the company and job.

How to Screen Candidates Using an Online Application


You have to make sense of the candidate’s’ resume and determine if they really do have the skills outlined in the job profile. If you’ve ever reviewed resumes, you’ve probably seen some that don’t at all match the job description.

How to save time on recruiting with pre screening

Recruiting Blogs

By employing some basic pre-screening methods, you can make sure that by the time your candidates reach the interview stage, you are only left with the cream of the crop. The reasons are clear: with referrals you save time drafting a job description, posting it and sifting through resumes.

Are Your Job Postings Driving Away Talent?

Staffing Talk

Helping you to create high converting job ads in minutes, market them, and then track their ROI. " He told me via email they transform job postings into gorgeous job ads, optimized for converting top talent into new hires at substantially higher conversion rates than is the norm today. "Over

Five Strategies to Effective Recruiting in a Candidate Driven Market: Making the Final Selection

Applicant Manager

It is your job to educate your hiring managers on what is going on within the landscape of a candidate-driven marketplace. This gives your candidate an opportunity to ask questions about what the job is like from someone who does something similar.

Small Business Hiring Expert Rebecca Barnes-Hogg on the Best Ways to Recruit Right Now


She’s been honing her recruiting skills since she was a teenager and made it her mission to help her high school friends find summer jobs. What’s the worst thing about the job? It’s about identifying what will sell the job to the perfect candidate. Rebecca Barnes-Hogg.

External Assessment Tools: Part Four of a Five Part Series on Recruiting

Applicant Manager

In part three of our series on recruiting, we discussed internal screening. Managers know that the candidates they are reviewing have already successfully completed pre-screening questions through the ATS, and that they are only reviewing those applicants who meet minimum qualifications.

6 Ways to Prep Your Team for Post-Screening Interview


Bring up red flags you picked up from the phone screening. If you’re a hiring manager or recruiter, keep track of frequently asked questions about a role to better prep interviewers for the next round, and remember to go over the job description prior to the first interview.