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!

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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!

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 3 Top Social Media Trends in 2016 Translated for Social Recruiting

Proactive Talent

You've probably seen one of the many articles popping up this week covering the major trends emerging in social media as we head into the new year, like this one on socialmediaclub.org , but how do these new trends translate over to talent acquisition in regards to social recruiting? We'll break down the top trends emerging in social media and translate them into recruitment marketing tactics your recruiting teams can start leveraging today to get ahead of the curve in 2016.

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.

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.

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?

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.

5 Social Media Trends Recruiters Should Look Out For in 2018

Social Intelligence

The results will be shared in a detailed report in 2018, and in exchange for your opinion you’ll be entered for a chance to win some amazing prizes (like free Social Media Hiring Reports from yours truly). 5 Social Media Trends Recruiters Should Look Out For in 2018.

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.

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.

UPS Delivers 55,982 Seasonal Hires With Social Media

Staffing Talk

I have received packages from United Parcel Service (UPS) before, but have never applied – or been a candidate – for a job at the company. UPSjobs UPS Jobs. with a headline that says 3,287 Active Jobs for UPS. Job Inquiry DETAILS: Position: Driver Helper. Full disclosure.

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

Prominence

Social Media Can Help. Social media now offers a more precise insight into someone’s weekly schedule, for example by following them on Twitter you may see that they have tweeted from the Airport, often a situation when people have free time.

5 Dos and Don’ts for Writing an Outstanding Job Description

Linkedin Talent Blog

You have a job to fill. And, now you have to write a job description (which you probably don’t want to do). Truth is, an average job description will likely entice an average pool of candidates to apply. Three things you should do when writing a job description: 1.

How Social Media and Technology Will Lead Jobseekers out of the Desert and into the Oasis

MightyRecruiter

MightyRecruiter recently sat down with Gerry to discuss, among other things, how the challenge of having millennials in the workforce is nothing new and how social networks and new technologies will put a sharper focus on the job market for candidates in 2017.

CREATING A SUCCESSFUL HR SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

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.

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.

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.

How to Use Social Media to Aid in Your Search for Employees

Recruiterbox

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.

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.

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

Yello

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. For many job seekers, the job post is the catalyst for further research. How to Craft the Perfect Job Description. Alternatives to Traditional Job Descriptions. Video Job Descriptions.

Why Successful Job Posts Start With Content

Recruitics

Companies spend a lot of money trying to get job seekers to their open positions. Unfortunately, regardless of what you spend generating greater traffic, if your job descriptions are poorly written then you’re not going to see the conversions you’re hoping for.

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.

Like Dessert, Don’t Over-Indulge on Social Media

Recruitalicious

As the saying goes, “Less is more,” usually proves to be true in all areas in life—over-spending during a shopping spree, indulgent dinners, dessert and… recruiting via social media? Simply stated, for recruiters, posting on social media too frequently is one of the top faux pas.

5 Reasons for Recruiters to Monitor Social Media

Recruiting Blogs

Traditional methods of Recruitment are gradually being replaced by Social Media, seeing as it is a new era that is evolving at a fast pace. If you thought that Social Media was only for portraying your social presence and to catch up or mingle with your friends, well think again.

How we recruit millennial candidates via social media

Recruiting Blogs

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.

Mix ‘n’ Match: Good for Pizza, Bad for Job Descriptions

Recruiting Blogs

But it doesn’t work so well when creating a job description. And yet, you’d swear that companies are doing just that: picking and choosing generic descriptors that they’ve seen on a thousand other job ads, and mashing it all together until it sounds okay. Job Description Quiz.

The Value of Top Notch Recruiting Content

Hyrell

As the economy has rebounded, the job market has started to heat up and recruiters are also starting to feel the heat. When developing job descriptions and other recruiting content, use relevant key words. Social media increases an organization’s reach to younger candidates.