10 Ideas to Spice Up Boring Job Descriptions

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Your job descriptions don’t have to be boring, text-based pages that reek of the days of dial-up phones and fax machines. Here are a handful of easy ways to spruce up your job descriptions to attract the very best talent.   Maps Adding a map to your job description can be super-effective and easy (leverage… Read more »

Delta Air Lines Boosts Quality through Video Job Previews

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Do you have too many candidates for certain positions? Check out what Delta Air Lines is doing — they are using video job previews for their 12 categories of job descriptions to help candidates self-select out of applying. Here’s an example of the video they use for their Flight Attendant jobs: And here’s an example… Read more »

Nationwide Increases Quality of Hire through “Realistic Job Preview”

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Nationwide Insurance has one of the most creative ways to reduce employee turnover that I’ve seen in a while. Many call it a “realistic job preview” and they’re leveraging it for the customer service role at their call centers. What is a realistic job preview? It’s any device (automated or manual) that helps provide candidates a preview of their… Read more »

Comcast Launches Video “Job Trailers” in Their Job Descriptions

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Props to Comcast! They seem to be going “all in” on video job descriptions (or job trailers as they call them). Their new format at jobs.comcast.com consists of 3 tabs: 1. Job Description — The text of the job description like this one:   2.  The “Job Trailer” — This is a video of what… Read more »