Newsday Gets Hammered On Disability Language for This Job Posting

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On the heels of 7 Controversial Stories About Job Descriptions, here’s another cautionary tale of poor wording in job postings. It was discovered by Wendy Lu, a self-prolaimed “Proud Disabled Woman” (vocal cord paralysis).  Wendy found a job ad posted by Newsday, the Long Island-based newspaper in New York, for a general assignment reporter. It included… Read more »

12 Examples of Poorly Written Job Descriptions

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Poorly written job descriptions share certain things in common. I’ve analyzed (by hand) many thousands of job descriptions and created this checklist of the”worst job description practices” to avoid. 1. Poorly Written Job Descriptions Have Long Job Titles The job title is key. It’s usually the first thing a candidate sees. Job titles with 1… Read more »

Comparably: The New Glassdoor Alternative

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If you’re a recruitment marketing or employer branding leader, you probably have tons of energy around company review sites like Glassdoor. A new Glassdoor alternative that has grown rapidly is Comparably. I spent some time with Comparably CEO Jason Nazar to dig in on this important new part of the employer branding space. Special thanks… Read more »

Creating a New Company Career Site: The Definitive Guide

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It’s no secret that your company career site is one of the most important elements of your recruiting strategy. In fact, it’s a culmination of many initiatives: candidate experience, employer branding, recruitment marketing, diversity and inclusion. Bottom line? If you want to attract, engage and convert more candidates, optimizing your company career site is a… Read more »