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 »

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 »

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 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 »

10 Top Job Posting Tools for Recruiting 

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Finding the best candidates for your company can be difficult without the right job posting tools. HR teams constantly compete with the candidate-driven market by adopting innovative ideas and technologies.  Fortunately, you can use recruitment tools to make your job easier during the recruitment process. Here are 10 top job posting tools that will enhance… Read more »

7 “Must-Knows” about Job Postings with Salary Information [+ without]

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Despite growing pay equity and transparency developments, many employers still hesitate to show their job postings with salary info.  According to Payscale’s 2022 Compensation Best Practices, 68% of organizations share pay ranges with employees, but only 22% do so in the job ad. Many studies reveal that Gen Z and millennials are more interested in… Read more »

Fair Chance Hiring — What does it mean for job postings?

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Hiring former felons might be at the bottom of your list as a recruiter. But consider that 1 in 3 Americans has a criminal record. So you’ll likely find yourself screening and interviewing them.  Plus, California and New York have Fair Chance Hiring laws prohibiting employers from asking about the criminal record of candidates before… Read more »

6 Must-Know Pay Equity Laws for Hiring

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Being clear and transparent about employee compensation is a step towards pay equity. So, more and more states are starting to require it in job postings. And, many companies are listing salary info even if it’s not required by law. Are you compliant? Pay equity laws vary based on the state you are hiring in…. Read more »

3 Tips for Advertising Jobs on Social Media

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4.9 billion people worldwide use social media. So, using these tips for advertising jobs on social media is a no-brainer when it comes to job visibility, reach, and access to top talent.  But there’s a caveat. The competition is fierce. According to Adweek, 92% of employers use social media as a recruitment tool. So, this… Read more »

6 Catchy Job Posting Phrases to Hook Candidates

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Have you ever spotted catchy job posting phrases that immediately caught your attention? That’s effective language at work. Catchy job posting headlines hook candidates just as much as the images you have on your career site, or the perks you offer. Here are 6 examples I found in job postings from Indeed and LinkedIn: 1…. Read more »

4 Easy-to-Use Job Posting Software Tools

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There are many different online tools to help you write job postings. But, how do you choose which one to use? Or should you use a combination of them? Here are 5 job posting software tools to help you write with confidence:  1.  Ongig  Creating effective and inclusive job postings helps you reach top talent and… Read more »

4 Examples of Inconsistency in Job Postings

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A job posting is the first interaction candidates have with your company. And, first impressions last. So, it’s important to be consistent. Here are 4 job posting inconsistencies that might confuse candidates. Or keep them from applying. 1. Conflicting Salary Information Do some of your job postings have salary information and others don’t? It’s not… 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 »

Skills vs Competencies…are they the same?

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Skills vs competencies…what’s the difference? Are they the same? Which should you use in your job postings? In this blog, we’ll dig in for answers.   Skills vs Competencies Skills refer to an employee’s learned activities (through training or experience) related to a role.  Competencies are skills (combined with abilities and knowledge) that help an employee… Read more »

7 Examples of Elitist Language that Might Hurt your Job Ads

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Elitist language often finds its way into your job ads. And, elitism at work causes hostile working relationships. Searching Indeed, I found 100’s of examples of elitist language in job postings. I put together this list of the 7 most used, plus: Tips on how to replace them with more inclusive language 20+ variations of… Read more »