Job Descriptions Articles

  • Sales Job Descriptions: 4 Customizable Templates for Key Roles That You Can Use Today

    July 3, 2018

    Year after year, sales jobs are consistently some of the hardest to fill. With sales roles playing such a crucial part in your company’s growth, a strong and persuasive job description is vital to attract top sales talent. To help make your next job ad more enticing than ever, we’ve put together templates for the four most popular sales roles that recruiters are...

  • This Job Description Heatmap Shows You What Candidates Really Care About (and What They Ignore)

    June 19, 2018

    You’ve spent forever crafting that job description—and you’d like to think candidates are poring over every single word of your masterpiece. But, they’re not. There are whole sections of your job description that candidates pretty much ignore, and other parts where they’re hungry for more details. That's according to LinkedIn's latest study, where we showed 450...

  • 5 Must-Do’s for Writing Inclusive Job Descriptions

    April 9, 2018

    When Buffer realized that less than 2% of its candidates for developer positions were women, its leaders naturally wanted to figure out why. To do that, they met with Angie Chang, VP of Hackbright Academy, who pointed to one surprising reason: a single word they were using in their job descriptions. The word was “hackers,” which Buffer was using to refer to its...

  • Writing Job Descriptions: 6 Common Mistakes and How to...

    March 26, 2018

    If you had to guess how long the average job seeker spends looking at your job post, you’d probably say at least a minute or two,...

  • Making This One Change to How I Wrote Job Descriptions Made...

    March 12, 2018

    Before I became a recruiter, I worked in several different industries. I was a guidance and control system engineer, financial...

  • The 10 Most Viewed Job Posts on LinkedIn in the U.S.

    February 21, 2018

    At first glance, Tesla and The Ellen Degeneres Show don't have much in common. But, it turns out they do share one important thing: a...