Why You Should NeverUse a Generic Job Posting

The Growing Your Team Podcast Episode 93

Have you been tempted to use a generic job posting for your job opening?

Generic job postings are so easy to come across. You can find them through a simple search of the internet, and many business accounting and HR platforms offer a library of sample postings. But are they any good? Will they help you attract your ideal candidates?

My advice is don’t! While they might be tempting to use, it is never a good idea to use a generic job posting when trying to find your perfect-fit new hire.

Why not? Listen and learn.

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You wrote a job posting for your open position, but will it attract the right candidates?

When it’s time to hire, all you need to do is tell people you’re hiring and the perfect candidate will show up ready to be hired… right?

Unfortunately, hiring doesn’t work that way. Especially in the current market.

The best candidates are only applying to the positions that appear to be the right fit for them. If they don’t find a connection between their job wants and your job posting, they will skip over your opportunity and move on to the next.

In many cases, the reality is, it’s not that the job isn’t what they are looking for, it’s that the job posting doesn’t hit the mark.

Is your job posting helping candidates see that your opening is the right job for them or is it turning candidates away for all the wrong reasons?

Let’s find out through a Will Your Job Posting Attract the Right Candidates? Audit

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