8 Helpful Free Job Description Sample Templates

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Job descriptions are like the welcome mats to your company. So, if you want to keep them consistent (and make candidates feel right at home before going through the front door) templates are a great tool. Here are 8 job description sample templates to help you get started: Job Description Sample Templates — Ongig (just… Read more »

14 Best SEO Tips for Writing Job Descriptions (2024)

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When you write a job description, you are not just writing it for the candidate, you are also writing it for Google, Bing, Indeed, and any other search engine out there. That’s why you need the right SEO tips to make sure your JDs get seen. Writing for search engines is one of the key… Read more »

7 Examples of Effective Job Posting Best Practices

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Job postings are a job seeker’s first interaction with your company. They set the tone for the rest of the recruitment process. Great job postings attract top talent, and bad ones are often ignored. So, that’s why it’s vital to ensure you are using effective job posting best practices. Here are 7 job posting best… Read more »

15 Good Job Posting Examples (2017-2024)

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Good job posting examples often feature two fundamental elements: inclusivity and creativity.  So, by focusing on these factors, hiring managers can create compelling postings that appeal to qualified candidates of diverse backgrounds.  Essentially, optimizing your postings involves responding to various job-seeker needs and making ads accessible and inclusive. It is also critical to recognize the… Read more »

Specialists vs. Generalists: How Both Types of Workers Benefit Your Company

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In the specialists vs. generalists debate, it has always been an either/or situation. It’s either you go with a generalist who is a jack of all trades or choose a specialist who is a subject matter expert with specialist skills.  While organizations may thrive by 26 times when engaging generalists and pushing them to innovate,… Read more »

8 Top Examples of a Company Culture Statement (& How to Showcase Them)

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In this wild and competitive job market, attracting and retaining top talent goes beyond just offering a competitive salary and benefits package. Job seekers are increasingly prioritizing a business’ company culture statement when making career decisions. Job seekers today prioritize finding a workplace that aligns with their values and offers a sense of belonging and… Read more »

The Ultimate Inclusive Language List for Job Ads

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Your job ad is the first point of contact between your organization and potential candidates. Therefore, using inclusive language is vital. And first impressions do count. So it’s at this stage where you can showcase your employer brand. And set your company apart from others to attract and hire diverse and qualified candidates. But exclusionary… Read more »

Is ChatGPT for Job Descriptions the Right Choice? (2024 Update)

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It seems ChatGPT for job descriptions is the “next big thing.” But is ai-written text great for writing the best JDs? You can use it, but I recommend using it with other tools for optimizing job postings. I did a test to show you why. My first step was prompting OpenAI ChatGPT to “Write me… Read more »

5 Things to Look for in a Gender Neutral Writing Tool (2024 Update)

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Despite the hard work of activists and women in every industry, gender bias remains in the hiring process. Many hiring professionals are aware of more common forms of gender bias, like pregnancy-related discrimination. Less well-known is biased language in job descriptions. But biased language in job descriptions, like job descriptions that favor masculine-coded words and… Read more »

5 Best Custom GPTs for Job Descriptions

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The emergence of Open AI’s ChatGPT has made the jobs of many professionals, including recruiters and HR personnel, easier.  ResumeBuilder.com surveyed 1,000 U.S. business leaders, and most revealed they use ChatGPT for hiring: 77% said it helps them write job descriptions 66% draft interview requisitions 65% respond to applicants 55% say the quality of work… Read more »

Using Multiple ATS’s Doesn’t Have to Hurt Your Candidate Experience

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If you’re using multiple applicant tracking systems, it likely hurts your pre-apply candidate experience for your company career site. It might force candidates down a path before they even know which path is right for them. For example, I know one major financial company who has 12 applicant tracking systems across 12 countries. I know… Read more »

6 Steps to Build the Best Recruitment Tech Stack

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Thanks to recruitment software, the process of hiring staff can now be more efficient. Your recruitment team no longer has to trawl through job applications and recruitment for hours on end. Specialized software streamlines the process, automating tasks and tracking the entire hiring process. In fact, 76% of companies say recruiting automation allows recruiters to… Read more »

5 Examples of a 4-Day Work Week Policy Template

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Considering offering three-day weekends and flexible schedule arrangements to your employees?  You’ve come to the right spot. In this short guide, we’re overviewing what four-day work weeks are and the benefits of implementing them. We’re also going over what to include in your four-day work week policy and some template examples to inspire you.  Ready… Read more »

15 Examples of an Awesome “About Us” Statement

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An About Us statement is a critical piece in a job posting or website. Like any content on your job pages, it’s an opportunity to sell and attract 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… Read more »

7 Examples of an Internal Job Posting Template [2024 Update]

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Companies want internal candidates more than ever right now. If you are drafting your own internal job posting template, these 5 examples might help (you can copy and paste for free!). Before we dive in, let’s define what “internal job posting” means. What is an internal job posting? When you recruit from your current employee… Read more »