• Hiring for entry level at scale? Here’s your guide to writing excellent job postings.

    May 03, 2018 by

     

    The quality of your job posting has a direct impact on how many applicants you will receive. If you need to hire for dozens, hundreds or even thousands of entry-level positions, we’ve got some tips to give your job posting the kick in the pants it needs to attract more top talent.

    Over the years at College Recruiter, we’ve heard tons of feedback from our employer customers and other job boards on the effectiveness of a wide variety of job postings. Some postings generate way more views and applications than others, and unfortunately, few employers take full advantage of these tips to stand out to the right entry-level candidates. In this guide, we address your job title, whether to include salary, video, talking about your culture, and more.


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    For example, the title of your job posting is critical. Candidates very well may know some of the industry jargon, but you have to think like a job seeker. Give your posting a title that will be searched for. Instead of titling it “SD IV,” use the title Software Developer and drop the internal lingo.

    Your job posting is an advertisement. Nothing more and nothing less. You want it to generate interest in the position, so there is no reason to use the full job description, which is more of a legal document than a sales document.

    Download the full guide to see our tips for creating excellent job postings to help you hire college students and grads at scale

    The guide touches on what will specifically attract Gen Z talent to your posting. If you understand what they seek in a job and a career, such as stability and growth, your job posting can speak to that. This younger generation of talent wants to work at organizations that make a positive impact or have a strong sense of purpose. If that’s your organization, your job posting should reflect that.

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