Making the most of job listings
By Christophe Axel Paka
Tips on Optimizing Job Listings
Finding a job and looking for somebody to fill a position are no longer difficult. Thanks to the innovations that technology has introduced, people are now adept with job searches. Both the job seekers and employers have more choices when it comes to finding jobs, whether online or offline research.
In fact, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics asserted that there is a probable increase of 21.3 million jobs in the coming years. This is because job seekers are finding more ways to search for the right jobs.
One of the most commonly used methods for job searches is the job listing. In fact, most employers contend that job listing is the most effective way of landing a job. Surveys show that 47% of inactive people looking for jobs rely so much on job listings as a means of getting some information about job openings.
This concept is based on studies and surveys that job seekers are more inclined to search for jobs in terms of the available positions and not on the possible employers or companies.
Hence, it is important for the employers to know how to get the most out of job listings in order to maximize their hiring endeavor.
Here is how:
- Employers should learn how to concentrate on rewards that they can give to the people rather than what the company mission and vision are.
In most cases, job seekers are more interested on what they can get from the position that they are applying for rather than the history of the company itself. Hence, it would be better if the employers emphasize more on their job listing the benefits that people can get once they are hired.
- Employers should present job openings in their job listings in a simple manner.
The key point in making job listings is not to expound more on the highly technical business terms. It would be better to emphasize what their company can do and how the employees can benefit from them.
- It is important for the employers to be straight to the point when describing job positions in job listings.
There are instances wherein employers tend to make the position more technically conceptualized wherein the job description is mainly different from what the position entails.
Hence, it is important for the employer to tell the exact position and job description as it is in the simplest terms.
Indeed, job listings can be very beneficial to everybody. It just needs the right principle in order to be successful in job hunting and employee searches.
May 25, 2017 at 01:25 AM