Great Job Descriptions Matter

Fistful of Talent

While recruiting has both a marketing and sales component, the backbone of hiring is the job description—a compensation, compliance, and technical tool meant to define the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the role. Great job descriptions matter, and they start in HR.

Job Descriptions Are the New Landing Page.

Fistful of Talent

I’m talking about job descriptions. Most job ads are still dry, boring, and lack any semblance of life or soul. Bottom-line: the way most of us do job descriptions today has gotta go. Instead, treat job descriptions like your new landing page.

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.

Social Media Coordinator Job Description

Recruiterly Blog

Social Media Coordinators are responsible for conducting research to create informative and appealing social media campaigns that attract the target Read More. The post Social Media Coordinator Job Description appeared first on Recruiterly.com - A Recruitment Revolution.

Social Media: A Recruiter’s Best Friend

JazzHR

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. Engagement.

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.

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

CakeHR

The social media revolution led by Facebook made us more connected to each other than ever — at least virtually. Here are some of the top areas of our lives that social media changed over the years. The Impact of Social Media on Our Day to Day Lives. #1.

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!

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.

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.

Attracting the Perfect Candidate through Social Media

Leoforce

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. Social media is about creating relationships and job seekers—especially Millennials—want to know the companies they could potentially work for. Have a consistent voice on all social media accounts.

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.

7 Controversial Stories About Job Descriptions [With Key Learnings]

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

Job descriptions are in the news lately. I went back a few years to find stories related to controversial job postings. New Jersey Schools Authority Made Up Job Descriptions for People it Already Hired. Cynet’s “Preferably Caucasian” Job Posting.

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. Social media can be your most useful candidate sourcing tool if you understand how to use it effectively. What job seekers are talking about. This will bring more job seekers to your profile.

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.

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. I wouldn’t suggest attempting to trigger the most basic needs in your job descriptions (“Ready for a job that will provide your food and water?

The mistake MOST recruiters make when it comes to social media

RecruitmentJuice

The important place that social media has within recruitment is now pretty well documented. Social media has proven itself to be highly effective in generating leads and attracting talent, particularly passive candidates. You need to invest in social media.

How Social Media Can Help You Grow Your Fitness Franchise

Hireology

One effective strategy is expanding your social media presence. We’ve pulled together several ways you can make the most of social media to grow your fitness franchise. Promote Job Openings. You should also post any job openings on LinkedIn.

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.

6 Tips HR Managers Need For A Successful Social Media Strategy

Social Talent

While it’s only a few short years since websites were only used by big corporations, and social media was only for college kids, time has changed drastically. If you want to recruit the best of the best, then you need to utilise social media to find bright new talent.

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. Employer Branding on Job Descriptions vs Company Career Page.

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.

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

Hireology

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.

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.

Why Is Social Media On The Rise For Job seekers ?

Rezoomo

Did you know that 79% of job seekers use social media in their job search? But why is the use of social media on the rise for job seekers ? Social media has quickly become a part of our daily lives whilst we slowly push away the old media.

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.

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.

3 Steps to Recruiting Veterans with Social Media

Spark Hire

Social media is a powerful recruitment tool. In fact, more than 70 percent of hiring professionals are increasing their investment into social recruiting. Social media platforms offer an ideal way to showcase your brand and find quality applicants.

3 Ways Social Media is Changing the Way Recruiters Do Business

Spark Hire

Social media is key in today’s recruiting business. There are 3 ways that social media has made business easier for us when it comes to identifying the right candidates. No longer do I have to solely count on job boards or newspaper ads!

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.

How to Fix Your Social Media Recruitment Strategy

ApplicantStack

Social media recruitment is a powerful tool for attracting applicants and expanding the reach of your job postings. 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? Unless you have a very large following, simply posting your job to your page isn’t going to provide you with fresh new applicants.

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.

How we recruit millennial candidates via social media

Recruitee

We tried some popular job boards but weren’t satisfied with the results. Since you’re advertising on social media, your potential candidates should be able to check out the full job description immediately. Recruitee includes it automatically for every job opening.

The Problem with Recruitment and Social Media

Prominence

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.