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.
Category: Job Descriptions
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.
What role do buzzwords play when it comes to job titles? Today we’ll look at a brief article and an infographic created by Adler that shows how using buzz-wordy job titles might just bring you the talent that you need.
Job descriptions—usually seen as just another task on the to-do list for HR professionals—are generally an underused resource. But you can rely on them for a variety of reasons, including recruiting, performance reviews, reasonable accommodations, and employee classification.
If you have a job opening, you need a job description? Right? Not necessarily! Let’s take a step back and examine the assumption that job descriptions are a useful piece of the recruiting puzzle.
Standard-formula job descriptions don’t attract, says Skill Scout, Inc., CEO Elena Valentine; try storytelling to get the response you want. Valentine’s tips came at BLR’s RecruitCon Road Trip East, held recently in Boston.