10+ Examples of the Best Job Ads in 2024

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Job ads are becoming more creative and dynamic. So, having the best job ads out there will require creativity. Employers are giving more robust content on job descriptions rather than just listing requirements and qualifications. Here are some features we’re seeing in job ads that were hardly used just a few years ago (all of… Read more »

How to Write a Job Description — Best Practices & Examples (2024 Update)

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Do you want to know how to write a job description? We are confident this report can help guide you. Writing job descriptions is clearly a skill talent leaders want to know about. Did you know that the #1 searched HR term on Google is (source: ahrefs.com): “how to write a job description” The Ongig… Read more »

The Ultimate List of 60+ Job Description Benefits

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Employee benefits are a crucial part of a job description and can significantly influence a candidate’s decision to apply.  A Glassdoor study pointed out that 63% of job seekers and employees pay attention to employee benefits in job ads. Aflac also revealed that 83% of companies believe their benefits package positively impacts productivity. In comparison,… Read more »

How to Attract Talent with Green Job Postings

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Recruiters and hiring managers must stay agile with their messaging to keep up with changing workforce attitudes and trends. This has been especially true over the past few years, as churn has affected every industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. For a while, it was remote work policies that candidates were pushing for, and that was… Read more »

5 ChatGPT Job Description Templates

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If you haven’t heard, ChatGPT (Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer) is an AI-powered language model, capable of generating human-like text based on context and past conversations. ChatGPT is much more than a simple AI chatbot with applications like essay, code, caption writing, and telling stories or naming your new pet. Unsurprisingly, HR professionals use artificial intelligence… Read more »

Compelling Job Descriptions: 5 Tips to Engage Top Talent

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Crafting a compelling job description is crucial to attracting ideal candidates and setting the tone for the hiring process. After all, it’s their first impression of your company.  In this article, we’ll explore some of the less obvious practices for writing job descriptions that captivate and engage the right candidates so you can build an… Read more »

9 Tips and Best Practices for SEO-Friendly Job Descriptions

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Did you know that 77% of recruiters have returned and hired candidates who initially didn’t appear to be a good fit? This is where SEO-friendly job descriptions become a powerful tool for improving the user experience and creating more straightforward job descriptions. Making job descriptions SEO-friendly doesn’t just help people find them easily. It also… Read more »

9 Helpful Examples of SMART Goals for Diversity & Inclusion

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The modern business world is changing for the better, at least when it comes to the policies, laws, and regulations around diversity and inclusion. And the importance of D&I for organizational success is being proved time after time. So, that’s why it’s ideal to have smart goals for diversity & inclusion. Businesses in all sectors… Read more »

10 ChatGPT Tools for Writing Job Descriptions

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By now, everyone has heard about ChatGPT, Open AI’s popular chatbot. It currently boasts 100 million users.  And why not? It’s a free artificial intelligence tool that’s available to everyone. It gives its users the capability to ask anything, anytime. Most companies use AI across various business operations, including recruitment.  And when it comes to… Read more »

The Importance of Job Descriptions for Employers

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The importance of job descriptions for employers is vital to the hiring process. JDs show your unique culture and set employee expectations. To create quality JDs, you’ll need to do more than list the basic tasks, requirements, and skills for a position.  For instance, your JDs should include your company’s core values and social responsibilities…. Read more »

The 7-Step Process for Writing Job Descriptions

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What is your process for writing job descriptions? Creating well-written and inclusive JDs helps you stand out from the thousands of companies hiring and get more applicants. Here are 7 tips to add to your process for success. 1. Use concise job titles Job titles are one of the most effective ways for candidates to find… Read more »

The Ultimate List of Job Description Best Practices

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There are many elements involved in attracting the best candidates to your open roles. But an experienced HR pro knows that it all starts with job descriptions. The way you structure, brand, market, and write your job description has a big impact on your hiring strategy, and helps you attract the right candidates. That’s why… Read more »

What is Job Description Benchmarking?

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Job description benchmarking is similar to salary benchmarking, where you study how other companies list their compensation packages. Instead, you’ll study their job descriptions and internal details to ensure you aren’t missing key components to complete tasks successfully.  The idea behind job description benchmarking is to write such a stellar (and pointed) JD that: you’ll… Read more »

Why Location Matters in a Job Description

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Writing a good job description is a delicate balancing act. You have a limited number of characters to convey things like company culture, job expectations, and requirements.  To write a good description, there are a few things you must include. One of the most important is location information. Not only is this information crucial for… Read more »

5 Tips for Editing Job Descriptions

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Job descriptions (JDs) are often the first interaction with your company. And because first impressions last, it’s crucial to use your best content when editing job descriptions. Here 5 tips to try when you (or your team) creates JDs: 1. Use inclusive words  The Linguistic Society of America says inclusive language is: “language that acknowledges… Read more »