5 Reasons Your Job Postings Aren’t Working

By Glassdoor Team on March 18, 2015

Today’s candidates are incredibly difficult to source. Traditional job boards focus on a “post and pray” strategy, where candidates have to search to find you and there’s no targeting in place. In contrast, today’s job boards are all about posting …Read More


5 Dumb Things Recruiters Do

By Marcus Dubois on March 2, 2015

Recruiting is the art of juggling candidates and then finding them a home. It’s no easy feat to manage the flow of applicants while maintaining the overall effectiveness of the talent acquisition process. The chances of making mistakes rise as …Read More


Recruiter like Marketer: A/B Test Your Job Descriptions

By Holland Dombeck on February 13, 2015

If you’ve read it in a blog post once, you’ve seen it re-tweeted, re-shared and re-posted 1000x: Recruiting=marketing. Or to some degree, recruiters should adopt elements of marketing into their strategy for continued success. The fine folks at Glassdoor allowed …Read More


Writing a Job Description That Attracts the Ideal Candidates

By Rieva Lesonsky on April 1, 2014

Sometimes “Help Wanted” ads work too well and you end up weeding through piles of irrelevant resumes from people not remotely qualified. Finding qualified employees is tough these days. You can make it easier by writing clear, detailed job descriptions. …Read More


5 Job Description Fails That Scare Away Top Talent

By Dave Brown on December 20, 2013

A friend of mine recently became frustrated with her job search when it came to job descriptions. “Every company wants 5+ years of experience,” she complained. “I only have three.” Frankly, this left me baffled. After all, everyone knows that companies …Read More


6 Tips for Writing Effective Job Descriptions

By Dave Brown on November 29, 2013

Writing an effective job description isn’t exactly rocket science, but there are some key things to keep in mind for maximum effectiveness. After all, your overarching goal is to attract high quality candidates and avoid those who need not apply. …Read More


Where To Post Jobs Online for Free

By Alison Hadden on November 12, 2013

In an effort to stretch recruiting budgets these days without sacrificing candidate quality, employers of all sizes are going online to look for places where they can post jobs for free. From social networking sites to niche job boards and …Read More


4 Advantages of Pay Per Click Job Ads

By Alison Hadden on September 18, 2013

Pay-for-performance or pay-per-click (PPC) is the preferred method of recruitment advertising for companies that want a cost-effective way to post jobs online.


10 Tips For Writing Job Descriptions That Work

By Alison Hadden on September 3, 2013

Every month, as many as 338 Million job seekers look to a search engine like Google to search for jobs online[1]. Recruiting products like JobAds from Glassdoor can help match your open positions with ideal fit candidates, but there’s still …Read More

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