Employers often face troubles when the wrong candidate(s) apply for the job opportunities of their company opening and many of the times it’s because of the unclear message to the candidate. When a job post is not visible to the potential candidate it also decreases the chances of a suitable response from them. Recruiters who create a plan before any job post and strategically implement it provide quality and quantity of CVs to analyze. Here are some important tips which can help to post job opportunities online without spending money.
1. Gather information about the vacancy -
This is the basic step and it has to be done with proper research. Many employers take help of internet which is good but also incomplete. Recruiters must know that every job responsibility is different and varies from company to company. If employers talk to the previous employee, manager, colleagues about the current opening then they will provide the complete idea of understanding about ot. They can tell what is to be good to include in the job description, Roles and Responsibilities and also interacting with the queries of the applicants. Recruiters who are looking to target the best candidates can use this technique and accordingly can gain ideas from it.
2. Preparing Draft of the Job description
Drafts are important and give an overview of the job post, try to read it as a job seeker or ask your friends to read it for you. The advantage would be noticeable and will help you to get advantage as compared to the competitors. Try to make important changes in the description and you can even take help from other online job posts. To prepare a draft they can make a list of things which are important to describe the job posting. This gives the idea of understanding and employers can give the best in one go. By editing the post again and again, it can be time taking task. This is also the best way to avoid any chances of error in the job entails.
3. Use of suitable key words in the job post.
The purpose of a job vacancy can be accomplished by the use of the right keyword in the title. It creates a clear picture of the job position and keeps it segregated from looking like job openings. This is important because in the US market new job are adding almost in every hour this creates a huge pool of job opportunities and can confuse the applicant. A large number of job seekers search for jobs using keywords by including the suitable set of keywords employers can associate with their job openings. Try to make it more professional and there are always several ways to refer to the same thing with simple and clear words. Proper format, complete contact details, employee benefits and requirements can also increase the positive chances in favor of an ideal candidate.
4. Use of proper formatting
Formatting is just like how beautifully and exactly you want to inform your future employee about your job openings. Many of times candidate looses interest in a too big and too short job description. Employers are advised to have an idea about the length and formatting of the offer. Information about the organization must be consistent and must be clear. When employers include the actual interview timings and location it allows transparency. You can change and update the format while checking the latest trends in job descriptions. The strategy to make an effective job description includes basic requirements and preferred requirements of the company. Allowing them to apply online helps the candidates to build a direct point of contact with the organization. Including bullet points for long description always gives win/win results..
5. Be prepared for Mange responses
Before posting jobs online, recruiters must be ready to handle emails in bulk because if they skip a profile then they skip one potential candidate. If that happens then it will probably decrease the chances of hiring top candidates. Recruiters must also be ready to attend phone calls as many job seekers prefer to call the companies to confirm the job openings. When recruiters handle the job responses properly then they get a chance to analyze the information and plan accordingly for shortlisting the best among all.
Rajeev is an award winning Global online recruitment manager and lives in Minneapolis, United states. He helps companies to hire CEOs, CFOs, Board of directors and candidate for Bulk hiring. With the experience of more than 23 years he has served many companies from fortune 500.