Attract the Right Talent
About the Presenter:
Director, Professional Services, Monster
Amy has over 14 years of experience working with clients in developing
successful online recruitment campaigns. Since joining Monster in
1997, she has held various responsibilities, giving her a thorough
understanding of the recruitment industry.
As Director in Monster’s Client Adoption team, Amy and her team
maximize client ROI by evaluating, documenting, and making
recommendations to improve online recruitment practices.
Her areas of expertise include employment branding, social media
recruiting, recruitment media, job posting best practices, and career site
Smart Practices = Improvement
In this Webinar:
Step One: Improve your Job
Step Two: Simplify the
Step Three: Stay
Step One: Improve the Job Posting
Optimize the Job Title:
Keep your job title searchable
> Use common, industry standard job titles
> Include required skills and/or certifications
Avoid using questions in the title
> Makes your job less trustworthy
Avoid gimmicky terms or punctuation!
> Avoid abbreviations
> Spell out acronyms
Job Title Examples
Explain job type
Entry Level Sales
Sr. Clms Mgr
Use standard spelling and grammar
Research the Job Title
Use Monster resources
> Search Monster: What titles are competitors using?
> Wordle.net, Worditout.com
Ask recent hires
> What criteria did they use to search?
> What was their previous title?
Ask hiring managers for input
Power Resume Search
> More accurately matches job skills and candidates
Create a Compelling Job Description
Establish an authentic employment brand
> Clarify your culture, work environment, mission, goals and vision
Create a clear employment value proposition
> What do we offer that is truly unique?
> How does the role showcase unique skills, interests and abilities?
> How does the role contribute to the company’s vision?
Think like the applicant:
> Why does this job exist?
> How am I a good fit?
> How does this role differ from my current position?
Make your Job Description a Standout
Use visuals for interest
> Call out the company mission statement
Highlight key information:
> “About the company”
> Company benefits
Job Description Template
The Job Summary
> The opening paragraph should spark interest
> Include a clear overview
• What’s in it for the job seeker?
> Include popular keywords
> Clarify the job’s daily tasks
> Specify qualifications
• Years of experience/career level and/or education requirements
> Include “must have” skills from “nice to haves”
> Use second person voice
• (“You are a dynamic project manager…”)
> Create a dynamic picture of the job
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