The Top 20 Accounting Job Titles

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What are the optimal accounting job titles? I asked my team to help me analyze which accounting titles work best. In this mini-report (the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide, you’ll find guidance on: Accounting Job Titles Hierarchy — The standard for accounting department positions Most Searched-For Accounting Titles — A pie chart… Read more »

The Top 40 Job Titles in Human Resources

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Human Resources might have the most complicated set of job titles of any department. In this article, I share 4 pieces of research I hope will assist you in using the most effective HR job titles: HR Job Titles Hierarchy — An pyramid of the basic org chart  of HR teams Examples of the job… Read more »

The Top 20 C-Level Titles [with Descriptions]

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I compiled a list of C Level titles to help you think about the executive org chart. Below you’ll find 3 main sections: Two pie charts of the top C Level executive titles that candidates search for (one for corporate and one for non-profit, government, healthcare and other less traditional corporate industries). A list of… Read more »

How to Write LinkedIn Job Descriptions

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How you write your LinkedIn job descriptions is different from writing JDs elsewhere. Here are a few tips aimed to maximize your apply rate from the best candidates. Which Job Description Sections NOT to Write (LinkedIn already has them) The first thing to know about how to write LinkedIn job descriptions is what NOT to… Read more »

The Top 35 IT Job Titles [Ranked by Search Volume]

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What names should you use for your IT job titles? It starts with using the same language as candidates. Below is a list of IT job titles ranked by the number of times people (most likely candidates!) Google-searched the title name and the word “jobs”. Our source is the excellent SEO resource ahrefs. Note: This… Read more »

Elitism in Hiring: Who Needs Harvard?

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Is elitism hurting your hiring? If you’re focused on hiring candidates from top schools or programs, it just may. What is Elitism? It’s the belief that people with high education, high intellect, wealth, etc. are more likely to be successful than others without such qualities. However, there’s evidence that elite schools do NOT produce the… Read more »

The Top 100 Employer Brands Searched for By Candidates [2019]

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Who are the top employer brands? There’s plenty of great employer brand research out there (see Comparably, Glassdoor, Universum and WilsonHCG). One other measurement is how often candidates search for your company. We took data from our favorite SEO Tool ahrefs to find out which companies candidates search for the most. Methodology & Disclaimers: Our methodology is simple though… Read more »

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 »