In part one of this article series, HR Works sat down with RecruitCon 2018 speaker Elena Valentine to discuss creating engaging video job postings. Here is the remainder of that interview.
Category: Employment Advertising
In a recent episode of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources, Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, offers advice on how to add the “Wow Factor” to all your posts. A workplace storyteller and design researcher, Valentine spends her days leading the team at Skill Scout to bring jobs to life on video.
“Help Wanted” ads have evolved significantly since the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was first enacted in 1967—from classified ads in the local newspaper, to listings on company websites and online jobs sites like ZipRecruiter.com and Indeed.com. With the recent advent of advertising on social media platforms, the recruiting landscape has changed even further.
In yesterday’s article, we covered the items you would need to produce a video job description on a budget. As Sean Gordon, Chief Executive Officer at HIRENAMI, pointed out, you don’t have to break the bank in order to produce an impactful video. All you need is a smartphone! Here, we’ll uncover how you can […]
The future of job descriptions is here, and it’s taking the form of video! That’s right, showing not telling candidates what they’re in for is how you’ll attract them to your company.
A little-known and rarely litigated provision in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment agencies from printing or publishing “any notice or advertisement” that indicates “any preference, limitation, specification, or discrimination, based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin” unless the protected category is a bona fide occupational qualification.
Attracting talent is a huge undertaking, and if your job ads aren’t worded properly, you could be missing out on great candidates. But when you post a condescending job ad geared toward Millennials basically blaming them for being lazy, you’re probably going to attract a lot of criticism, not talent.
Job postings sometimes include what might be called a disclaimer, intended to let job seekers know that the tasks and responsibilities listed are not the only ones applicable to the position.
A significant number of job postings include years of experience as a hiring criterion. Is this a best practice?
Previous Recruiting Daily Advisor articles have discussed the difference between job descriptions and job postings, and provided tips for writing job posts that get attention. But what should you include in a job posting? What are the most important elements of an ad?