Who Should Write Job Descriptions? [5 examples]

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Who should write job descriptions in your biz? Some enterprise co.s have 17,000+ people writing JDs. Others have only a few who crank out 1,000s per week. There are also what I call editors and approvers. These people on your team might not write full JDs, but they are part of the process — or… Read more »

4 Free Job Description Templates for Word

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Job description templates are a huge time saver. That’s why we built the Template Builder feature of Ongig — large employers came to us asking for software to quickly create 100’s or 1,000’s of well-written job postings per month! Without templates, they’d be slow to get the job ads out the door and many would… 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 »

2 Examples of an Excel Job Description Template [+ free downloads]

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There are hundreds of online JD templates in different formats. If you’re still for using an Excel job description template, I found 2 useful (and downloadable) examples. Before we dive in, let’s touch on why Excel remains a mainstay in some companies. Why create a job description template in Excel? (or not) While leading enterprises… Read more »

6 Intern Job Description Samples [+ a free template]

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I saw that 150 peopled Googled “intern job description sample” last month. This tells me you might need help writing an intern JD of your own. In this post, you’ll find: 6 intern job description samples a FREE intern job description template to copy/paste Note: I ran all 6 examples through Ongig’s Text Analyzer software… Read more »

3 Top Job Description Builder Tools

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Do you want to create job descriptions online…that are consistent and bias-free? Here are 3 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 »

The Difference Between Assistant vs. Associate in Job Ads [5 Examples]

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Assistant vs Associate…do you know which one to use in your job titles? While assistant and associate refer to people who take on a supporting role, each means something slightly different. Associate vs Assistant roles exist in various industries, from law to academia. Understanding the specifics of each will help you write the best job… Read more »

12 Job Title Ideas for “Someone who does Everything”

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Do you need to hire someone who can “do it all”? I found 12 ideas of a job title for someone who does everything. But first, let’s look at the meaning of “Jack of all Trades”…and “Jill of all Trades.” Jack of all Trades meaning “Jack of all Trades”  started in the 1600s and describes… Read more »

3 Examples of an Internal Job Posting Template [copy/paste 2 for free!]

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Companies want internal candidates more than ever right now. If you are drafting your own internal job posting template, these 3 examples might help. 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 pool, instead of posting a job ad… 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 »