Finding the right person for a job can be a challenge. Recruiters and HR professionals are responsible for the hire and must make sure the candidate is well suited for the role. This can be a tedious and tiring process since they sort through hundreds of profiles and resumes daily. Traditional methods are just not effective enough anymore, since more and more people are going online. Posting requirements on job portals ensures the best profiles are shortlisted.
Here are a few useful tips to make sure you post the best possible job requirement
The first task as a recruiter is to give a proper job description and the minimum criteria to be met by the desired candidate. Candidates who search online can then assess if they qualify the said criteria and apply for the job. Every job has certain prerequisites to be met in terms of skills, work experience, technical proficiencies etc. which in short summarizes the role. Posting details about the same ensures the requirement is proper and to the point, which makes the hiring process a lot easier.
Everyone is on social media and online job portals are very much aware of this fact. Major job sites are directly or indirectly linked to many social media sites which give s them access to a bigger target audience.
Studies show that candidates firstly look at the salary information, before even reading the desired profile. For the candidates, the role must also meet their financial needs comfortably. As a recruiter, the candidate must be sold on the job opportunity first and key details like salary information will just help increase you chances for an application.
As a recruiter, summarize the company’s vision and mission, broadly highlighting what the company does. Candidates prefer to know more about the company they are applying for apart from the job, they want to know what they are going to be a part of.
Job requirements should be detailed but also must be summarized to the point, so that it is easy to read and understand. Candidates should be clear on what they are applying for and where, there should be no misrepresentation on the recruiter’s part also. You must also ensure as a recruiter that the candidate should be able contact you directly if his or her application is shortlisted.
Following these tips will ensure you post the best job requirement to find your ideal candidate suited for the role, who will ultimately contribute and grow with the company.