Articles tagged with tag ‘job ads’

How to make a job offer

Once you’ve found the perfect candidate to fill a vacancy, you need to make sure that they actually take up the position. Just because they applied and turned up for an interview, doesn’t mean they’re necessarily going to accept your offer. With these handy tips and hints you can discover how to make a job […]
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How to write the perfect job description

It’s the foundation of the recruitment process, so spending time on a job description at the outset and getting it right will pay dividends in the long term, regardless of whether you are using internal recruiters or outsourcing to a recruitment consultancy. It may seem like a relatively simple exercise, but there’s more to preparing […]
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Unusual job ads that worked

Sometimes recruiters will ditch the traditional method of writing job ads and will advertise their vacancy in an unusual way in a bid to attract attention from jobseekers. We take a look at some highly successful examples, and one that failed miserably. Depending on the sector and the role it can be hard to find […]
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How to write amazing job ads that work

Mistakes when advertising jobs in print or online are costly. At some point we’ve all seen painful spelling errors and ads with no contact details. But you need to get more than the basics right to fill a vacancy. Here’s how not to create the perfect ad. The purpose of a good job advertisement is […]
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Language to use in job ads

So, you’ve understood the job specification and you’re ready to write the job ad, but now it’s time for the tough bit. It’s crucial to get the language and wording of your job ad right in order to set the tone of the employer and attract candidates with the right cultural fit. We look at […]
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Improving your candidate pool

It’s a recruiter’s market at the moment, which means you probably have to sift through more unsuitable job applications than ever before. So how can you make sure only the best candidates apply? Ben Kershaw, managing director at Manchester-based Benjamin James Consultancy, says the most important thing is to clearly outline in your job ad […]
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