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TIPS TO TAKE YOUR
JOB POSTINGS FROM
BORING TO SEXY
Think of the position you're looking to advertise and put yourself in the shoes of job seekers to
understand what they may...
Think of the position you're looking to advertise and put yourself in the shoes of job seekers to
understand what they may...
same principle applies to your job postings.
Great job posting design is also an opportunity to show off your company's fun...
In a word, how would you describe
your company culture? Fun?
Collaborative? Transparent? Whatever
it is, find a way to get ...
DIFFERENTIATORS?
Whatever it is — free on-site massages, discounted vending machine options, employee book clubs,
really d...
WORK?
Don’t just communicate your fabulous
perks and awesome culture — give
candidates a realistic taste of the type
of wo...
TONE
Don't be fooled into thinking the tone of your job posting needs to be bland and dry for people to take
you seriously...
NOT
Strong as it may be, please try to
your job title with terms like "rock
It lowers the likelihood that
your posting wil...
likely catch things that didn't strike you when you initially wrote it.
And for goodness' sake, check and check again for ...
Exposure to the most
relevant candidates.
Efficiency through
candidate management. to optimize your job.
Get Job Postings no...
ABOUT CAREERBUILDER®
Recruiting is complicated. CareerBuilder makes it easy. We understand as the economy changes, so do t...
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8 Tips to Take Your Job Posting From Boring to SEXY

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Are your job postings keeping up with the times amidst today's competitive hiring landscape? Here are tips to remain relevant while standing out.

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  1. 1. TIPS TO TAKE YOUR JOB POSTINGS FROM BORING TO SEXY
  2. 2. Think of the position you're looking to advertise and put yourself in the shoes of job seekers to understand what they may be thinking, feeling and searching for. If you're posting a job for a Java developer, for example, set up a 2-minute online or in-person chat job postings, then see how you can highlight this in your job posting.
  3. 3. Think of the position you're looking to advertise and put yourself in the shoes of job seekers to understand what they may be thinking, feeling and searching for. If you're posting a job for a Java developer, for example, set up a 2-minute online or in-person chat job postings, then see how you can highlight this in your job posting. Tweet this.
  4. 4. same principle applies to your job postings. Great job posting design is also an opportunity to show off your company's fun, quirky or unique culture and, if done right, it can give job seekers an inside peek at what it's like to work there. Great design speaks for itself. Need we say more? Tweet this.
  5. 5. In a word, how would you describe your company culture? Fun? Collaborative? Transparent? Whatever it is, find a way to get it across. culture on display could potentially turn OFF some candidates, too, but wouldn't you rather they determine whether it's a good fit for them now (before they get hired)? POW! See how that’s packed with personality? Tweet this.
  6. 6. DIFFERENTIATORS? Whatever it is — free on-site massages, discounted vending machine options, employee book clubs, really differentiates you from the competition. Tweet this.
  7. 7. WORK? Don’t just communicate your fabulous perks and awesome culture — give candidates a realistic taste of the type of work they'll be doing, should they get hired. Pick one or two larger responsibilities with which they'll be tasked, and highlight the impact you expect their role to have on the business and the industry at large. Who DOESN’T want to work on Star Wars, amiright?! Tweet this.
  8. 8. TONE Don't be fooled into thinking the tone of your job posting needs to be bland and dry for people to take you seriously. If you have some fun with the job posting, it’ll come across in the result — and job seekers will take notice. So snarky, and SO awesome! Tweet this.
  9. 9. NOT Strong as it may be, please try to your job title with terms like "rock It lowers the likelihood that your posting will show up in organic search results, because the candidates you want probably aren’t searching for such obscure terms. Tweet this.
  10. 10. likely catch things that didn't strike you when you initially wrote it. And for goodness' sake, check and check again for typos and grammatical mistakes. Tweet this.
  11. 11. Exposure to the most relevant candidates. Efficiency through candidate management. to optimize your job. Get Job Postings now at h p://cb.com/1oWS7cJ. Finally... TRANSFORM THE WAY YOU ADVERTISE YOUR JOB — AND ATTRACT A HIGHER CALIBER OF CANDIDATES CareerBuilder Job Postings are a proactive advertising solution, providing the most exposure to your open opportunities with a minimal amount of effort. With the help of our recommendation technology, Job Postings put your job opportunities in front of your ideal candidates – regardless of whether or not they are actively searching. CareerBuilder's Job Postings give you:
  12. 12. ABOUT CAREERBUILDER® Recruiting is complicated. CareerBuilder makes it easy. We understand as the economy changes, so do the needs of the businesses and individuals we serve. Whatever your situation, we’re here to empower you with the resources you need to find, hire and keep the best people. From candidates sourcing, to comprehensive, easy-to-understand workforce data, to so ware that streamlines your recruiting process, our solutions are designed to make your recruitment strategy simple, fast and effective, so you can focus on your No. 1 asset — your people. CONNECT WITH US Facebook.com/CBforEmployers Twi er.com/CBforEmployers YouTube.com/CBforEmployers Blog: www.TheHiringSite.com Linkedin.com/company/careerbuilder-for-employers
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