Job Descriptions Articles

  • Why Relaxing Your Job Requirements Can Help You Beat the Talent Shortage

    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 through the roof. The Korn Ferry Institute predicts that, globally, companies will spend an extra $2.5 trillion to secure talent by 2030. To combat this shortage, nearly a third (32%) of companies are offering additional perks to...

  • 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 gets a trickle. While there are plenty of tips, templates and best practices out there, writing job posts often feels like more of an art than a science. Well, today we’re adding a little more science to the picture with...

  • 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...

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...