Job Descriptions Articles

  • 4 Tips for Writing Better Job Posts (Plus Before and After Examples)

    June 20, 2019

    You have about 14 seconds to grab a candidate’s attention with your job posts. But the uncomfortable truth is, many job posts are not worth a second glance. “People are straight up guessing,” says Katrina Kibben, CEO and founder of Three Ears Media. “We have never been taught how to write job postings. Honestly, most of us have never been handed a decent example...

  • 6 Stats That Will Change the Way You Write Job Posts

    January 24, 2019

    If your New Year’s resolution was to improve your job posts, you’re in luck. Unlike going to the gym every day (nope) or eating less cake (can’t do it), this is a resolution anyone can keep—with the help of a little data. Since your job posts may be the first interaction a candidate has with your company—and since they may be scrolling through dozens posted by...

  • Why You Should Consider Removing ‘Bachelor’s Degree’ from Your Job Requirements

    December 24, 2018

    It’s become rare to read a job description that doesn’t have “bachelor’s degree” in the requirements, even when the job doesn’t necessarily require college-level skills. In fact, according to a report out of the Harvard Business School, degree inflation in the United States has been especially prevalent for jobs such as administrative assistants and production...

  • Why Relaxing Your Job Requirements Can Help You Beat the...

    August 30, 2018

    The talent shortage is already making it tough to find skilled workers in certain industries—and it’s expected to drive hiring costs...

  • 4 New Job Post Stats That Will Help You Attract Candidates

    August 1, 2018

    When you’re writing a job post, it’s hard to know what works. One job post might yield a flood of applicants while a similar one only...

  • Sales Job Descriptions: 4 Customizable Templates for Key...

    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...