The 16 Best Sales Job Titles [Ranked by Search Volume]

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What are the best job titles for sales and business development? If you want more traffic to your job postings, one way to answer that is to look at which sales job titles candidates search for. The differences can be dramatic. For example, the title “Sales Representative” gets 4X the search traffic of “Sales Rep”…. Read more »

7 Easy Steps for the Best Job Description Format

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What’s the best job description format to attract top talent? Let’s walk through common JD sections and give you some best practices. 1. Your Job Description Opener The best job descriptions start strong. Tips on format: Start with questions — Don’t start talking about you and your company. Instead, the best format is to open… Read more »

5 Examples of Affirmative Action Plan Statements

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Some of you need to have affirmative action plans, according to the Executive Order 11246 Title 41 Affirmative Action Requirements. As part of this, you publish what’s called an affirmative action statement  (or “affirmative action policy statement”) Below are 5 samples of affirmative action statements. You might also check out SHRM’s “Affirmative Action: Statement of Affirmative… Read more »

10 Examples of Awesome Inclusion Statements

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Inclusion Statements appear on web pages, within job postings and, sometimes, in bigger reports (see PepsiCo below). They have become vital copy to attract the best talent. Afterall, the best talent values inclusivity. Here are 10 examples of Inclusion Statements I hope you draw inspiration from: 10 Inclusion Statement Examples   IBM IBM’s web site… Read more »

15 Examples of an Awesome “About Us” Statement

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An About Us statement is a critical piece job posting or web site. Like any content on your job pages, it’s an opportunity to sell the candidate! After reviewing thousands of About Us statements through our Text Analyzer job description software, I want to share a few things in this article: What content to consider… Read more »

How and Why to Attract Former Felons in Your Job Postings

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With unemployment in the U.S. at the lowest rate (3.9%) in 19 years, companies like Apple, Boeing, McDonalds and Delta Airlines are hiring former felons. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo describes this massive talent pool: “70 million Americans have a criminal record—that’s 1 in 3 adults. There are currently 2.3 million people behind bars in this… Read more »

How Does Jeff Bezos Score Writing His First Amazon Job Ad?

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Early Amazon employee Glenn Fleishman told Internet History Podcast that Amazon had a hard time hiring developers in its early days. We decided to run Amazon’s first known job posting (from August 22, 1994) through Ongig’s Text Analyzer software to see how his job description text scores using today’s best technology. Ongig’s Text Analyzer is… Read more »