5 Ways to Make Your Job Descriptions Stand Out

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Do you know how to make a job description stand out? Here are 5 ways to make it happen: 1. Use simple, keyword-driven titles It’s great to be creative. But for job titles, it’s best to be simple and specific. For example, instead of using the title “Senior Web Cloud Developer, Digital Technology,” using something like… Read more »

5 Ways Changing Job Description “Requirements” Boosts Applies & Inclusion

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Are your job description requirements turning off talent? Here are 5 ways changing them boosts applies and brings in more diverse hires: 1. Keep your requirements list simple If your job description requirements list is extra-long, candidates might get bored and move on. A best practice is to keep your list to 7 bullets or… Read more »

3 Examples of a Job Description Checklist

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Writing JDs is time-consuming. Using a job description checklist saves time, and keeps things consistent. Here are 3 example checklists, plus some useful tips on writing better JDs. What’s in a Job Description Checklist? If you aren’t sure what to include in your JD, here are a few questions you can answer to start your… Read more »

4 Examples of a Modern Job Description Template

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A modern job description template is more than a list of daily duties with matching skillsets. Candidates are focusing on benefits, compensation, culture, and flex-work options more than ever. So, how do you update your JDs to attract top talent? Here are 4 examples of modern JD templates you might find inspiring. Plus, 1 is… Read more »

5 Top Job Description Generators [2022 Update]

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Writing JDs takes time, especially if you’re writing 500+ a month. The good news -– there are job description generator tools that automate the process. Now you can spend your time on what matters most –– finding the best talent. What is a job description generator? The simple answer –– it’s software that creates JDs… Read more »

5+ Examples of a Job Title Generator

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Compelling job ads start with powerful titles that connect with candidates. Some companies use a job title generator to find the best titles for their roles.  Adding highly descriptive words to make your JD stand out is tempting. But you’ll want to ensure your titles are clear, specific, and searchable if you want top talent… Read more »

3 Free Job Description Templates for Google Docs

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Using cloud-based job description software is becoming the norm. Google Docs is one of them. I found 3 free job description templates (Google Docs-friendly) you might find helpful. But before we dive into the JD templates, let’s discuss why it’s so popular. And why other cloud-based tools might be better for your JD writing needs…. Read more »

5 Examples of an “Executive” Job Description [+1 free template]

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Executives are the face of your company. An executive job description template summarizes the scope of work, expectations, and benefits change-makers in your company can expect when filling a role. An accurate and inclusive job description helps you attract the best execs capable of driving your organizational goals. Here are 5 examples of an executive JD… Read more »

7 Examples of a Manager Job Description Template [+ 1 free to copy/paste]

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700+ people search for some variation of “manager job description template” on Google every month. In this blog, you’ll find: the definition of “manager” 7 examples of manager job descriptions a free copy/paste template to help you write your own manager JD Note: I ran the job postings through Ongig’s Text Analyzer software to ensure… Read more »

5 Top Job Description Builder Tools [2022 Update]

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Do you want to create job descriptions online…that are consistent and bias-free? Here are 5 job description builder tools to help you: write more effective and inclusive JDs speed up your JD writing process create re-usable templates So you can attract top talent. Let’s dive in. 1. Ongig Text Analyzer Job Description Builder Text Analyzer… Read more »

7 Examples of an Executive Assistant Job Description [+ a free template]

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“Executive assistant job description” is one of the most-searched JD templates I’ve seen. This tells me thousands of people (5,000+ a month to be exact!) want to know how to write one of their own. In this post, you’ll find: 7 of the most-common executive assistant duties (to use in your JDs) 7 of the… Read more »

What does “Individual Contributor” mean?

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The phrase, individual contributor (IC), shows up often in job descriptions. So, what does IC mean? Let’s define it, along with some examples of where (and why) you might use it in your JDs. Individual Contributor Meaning   We here at Ongig define individual contributor is…an employee who is only responsible for managing themselves. An… Read more »

20 Examples of Employers Dropping College Degree Requirements [and Why]

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Google does it. So do Apple, IBM, Tesla, UPS, and many more. What do these companies have in common? They’re all removing the requirement of a college degree from their job descriptions. According to some leaders, business leaders, millions of jobs requiring a 4-year degree can be done without that level of education. Former IBM… Read more »

3 Easy Tips to Use Microsoft Word’s Readability Feature

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Did you know you can test for readability in Microsoft Word? It’s one of the hidden features of the software. Here are 3 tips on using it. Plus, when we recommend not to. Tip 1: How to find the Microsoft Word Readability feature How can you find (and turn on) the readability feature on Microsoft… Read more »

10 Examples of KSAs to use in Job Postings [+ a free template]

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600+ people a month search “KSA examples” on Google. So I felt compelled to share some examples and shed some light on what KSA means. In this post, you’ll find: A definition of a KSA – the acronym widely used for Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 10 KSA examples from different sectors The difference between “Knowledge, Skills, Abilities”… Read more »