Make your job titles specific. Targeted job titles are more effective than generic ones, so be precise by including key phrases that accurately describe the role. Avoid internal lingo that may confuse the job seeker. Stick to standard experience levels like “Senior” rather than “VI” or other terms people are less likely to look for. Keep the job title concise.
A clear and compelling job description. It’s more complex than it first seems, but in this article I’ll be sure to make it easy. When a prospective candidate sees your job posting, they’re likely to be unaware of who you are, and what exactly your company is, and what you’re looking for.
Here’s a sample of job descriptions, ranked from good to bad. Looking through them alongside their scores makes it obvious why some are better than others, and is a good exercise to teach yourself to get better at writing them.
There are several steps to completing a job description. These steps include completing a job analysis, recording the basic purpose and functions of the job, and detailing necessary qualifications.