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How to write a killer job description

By January 21, 2016 No Comments

The key element to finding your perfect candidate is to write an accurate job description that clearly states the needs and expectations of the role. Use this guideline to get you started.

Job title
Make sure it is search friendly and similar to jobs in the industry

Hours
Full-time or part-time

Reason for hire
New role, maternity leave, replacement

Start date
Urgent replacement or wait till the right person is found

Business overview
What does the company do and why would a candidate want to join the business

Company mission, vision and values
Showcase your business brand

Company culture
What makes the company different

Company success
What great things the company has achieved

Key customers
Who are the clients the candidate is working with

Reports to
Management structure

Supervises
Department, the roles and the people

Works with
The size of the team, the people and their roles

Job position/purpose
What the candidate is doing and how it will complement the team

Duties and responsibilities
Include 5-10 key items

Education/qualifications
What education is required to do the role

Experience/skills
How much experience they need and what skills are important

Training/progression
What does the company provide for it’s employees

What does the ideal person look like
Describe the person you really want for the job

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