It's hard to advertise jobs online these days, isn't it?
Job boards are an awesome way to get your ad out there, but they've gotten so popular that our ads get lost in the crowd.
But wait. In my years working as a recruiter, I found there were a few techniques I could use to make my job ads stand out and get noticed.
While these techniques aren't at all popular, it turns out anyone can use them to easily make their make their ads get the attention of top applicants on any job board.
I'm going to show you my techniques, step-by-step, as well as provide tips for particular job boards, instructions for posting to the most popular job boards, and useful information on cost for each of them.
You’ll also find job posting templates for each all the major job boards in each section below, information each board to help you know where to post a job, how to post job listings on each of board, and easy instructions for creating an effective job posting.
What does an effective job posting do?
An effective job posting grabs the potential applicant’s attention, draws them in, and gets them excited to work at your company.
There are so many definitions out there, you might wonder: what is a job posting? I consider it to be a pretty broad term that describes anything that notifies people that there is a job opening.
So, what is a job ad? A job ad is basically a job posting that treats your potential applicant like a customer. It puts forward the information that will be most attractive to the candidate.
How to Post a Job Opening
Here’s a quick and easy, step-by-step guide to getting your job opening posted.
Use a job requisition form to get the job approved.
Review the internal job description to be sure that it accurately defines success in the position you’re hiring for.
Figure out which job boards will be optimal for bringing you the best candidates for the position.
Write the job posting. We recommend using our job ad template, which you can find here.
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