It’s time to onboard a new employee for your fantastic team! Perhaps you’re looking to fill a pre-existing role or something entirely brand new. Whatever the case, you’ll want to make sure that the job description you are assigning to this role is up to date and relevant for your company’s present (and potentially future) needs.
Helpful tip: A job description is useful for creating job adverts that will attract candidates at the right level and experience for the position.
Where do I begin?
Before you begin jotting down your job description, consider:
What should I include?
Job descriptions are easier to read and understand when they are broken down into sections using headings. Some headings you’ll want to include are:
What should I think about?
Let’s recap! To be able to write the most recent and relevant job description for your new vacancy, you’ll want to think about:
Keep in mind: It will stand you in good stead to differentiate between essential and desirable skills for the role. It will keep your talent pool open and offer a larger variety of candidates to choose from.
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