How to Write a Better Job Description

On-Demand
From $189.00
Training Includes:
  • 1.0 HRCI, 1.0 SHRM
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Recruiting expert Suzanne Lucas will share the secrets of writing job descriptions that attract fantastic applicants. You will learn how to bring your organization to the top of candidates’ lists in today’s strong employment market.

Topics Covered

  • What do candidates really want to know from the job description?
  • What words should you include? Which should you leave out?
  • Why should you describe a typical day in the job?
  • Why is less more?
  • How can you use job titles to entice top talent?
  • Is honesty the best policy?
  • How can you ensure job descriptions comply with ADA requirements?
  • What shortcuts can you follow to create the best job descriptions?

Training Overview

Your job descriptions could be better.  Make them appeal to top talent to fill your open positions.

The country is rejoicing that the U.S. economy added 528,000 jobs in July. In this booming employment market, why aren’t the new hires applying for the positions you have been desperately trying to fill?

In today’s market, you must make your postings stand out. If you’re still fighting for candidates, it may be that your job descriptions are part of the problem. This is good news, because it’s easy to fix your job descriptions to attract top applicants.

  • What do candidates really want to know from the job description?
  • What words should you include? Which should you leave out?
  • Why should you describe a typical day in the job?
  • Why is less more?
  • How can you use job titles to entice top talent?
  • Is honesty the best policy?
  • How can you ensure job descriptions comply with ADA requirements?
  • What shortcuts can you follow to create the best job descriptions?

Who Should Attend?

  • Human resources professionals
  • Recruiters
  • Business owners
  • Plant managers
  • Finance professionals
  • Clinical staff
  • Operations managers
  • Contract managers
  • Contract administrators
  • Commercial managers
  • Supply chain managers
  • Supplier relationship managers
  • Supply base managers
  • Strategic sourcing managers
  • Procurement managers
  • Safety managers
  • Employee relations
  • Location managers
  • Division supervisors
  • Supervisors
  • Chief executives
  • Executive directors
  • Board members
  • Nonprofit counsel
  • Senior management
  • Managers
  • Development staff
  • Program directors
  • Hiring staff
  • In-house counsel

Expert Presenter

Suzanne Lucas

  • Focuses on helping other people and companies be the best they can be
  • Spent ten years in corporate human resources
  • Recognized as one of the top influencers in human resources
  • Writings and advice across the Internet, archived on the "Evil HR Lady" website
  • Host of "The Real HR Show"

Credits

This program has been approved for 1.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and general recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute.

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