Category: Job Descriptions

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Tips for Writing Job Descriptions That Will Attract the Best Candidates

Writing a good job description is a lot more complex and important than it might appear. Whether you are expecting to receive a flood of applicants or going to be searching for just a few candidates, an effective description can make your life so much easier. It’s a bit of an obscure skill and requires […]

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Appeals Court Case Discusses Role of Job Description in ADA Claims

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination against employees based on disabilities. This does not mean that employers violate the ADA if they terminate or refuse to hire employees with disabilities. Rather, the law provides an exception if the employee is unable to perform the essential functions of the job without […]

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Emphasize Exempt Duties in Your Job Descriptions for Exempt Positions

Job descriptions are important for several reasons, including providing evidence of the exempt nature of positions classified as exempt under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This article discusses ways of emphasizing the “exemptness” of positions classified as exempt under the FLSA’s executive and the administrative exemptions.

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4 SEO Phrases You Need to Know for Job Postings

It’s no secret that jobseekers are turning to the Internet to look for jobs, but if your job postings aren’t up to snuff, search engines may be overlooking them entirely. In order to get your job ads out in the open, you should be adopting good search engine optimization (SEO) strategies.

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Tips for Recording Video Job Descriptions on a Budget

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 […]

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Be Careful How You Word Your Job Ads, or Risk Violating Title VII

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.

Can You Attract Talent with Job Title Buzzwords?

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.