Guest Blog:Career Builder: 4 Mindful Ideas to Write a Killer Job Ad


Regardless of the quickly changing atmosphere of online job seekers, the job advertisement remains an important resource for recruiters to drive candidates. In today’s challenging, digitized global world, the job ad must emerge distinctive to stay ahead in the race. Recruiters looking out for best talent, can not only welcome the “A-players” on their board but can also establish their brand identity which is dissimilar to their competitors with an interesting information shared. There are numerous components to an outstanding job ad, and every segment serves an essential role. Here is a gander at the pieces on which recruiter must emphasize while creating a job ad:

Job Title
Ever handshake when greeting a new client? Of course you did. The job title acts like one. A firm caption on the ad not only leaves a lasting impression on your potential candidates but also opens doors for them, as well as, for you to convey what is your company all about without having to do much manual tasks. How do you do it? Keep away from cliche words. They are appealing but appear unreal. Applicants are more attracted to job ads which give them a sense of authenticity. Make the job title clear, fair, and straightforward. At last, you need to tell the candidates precisely what the job ad is all about.

Job Description
Prior to posting a job ad, proof-read the description part. You know who your potential candidates are. Connect with them in conversational way. Typical job descriptions are common everywhere. However, with the objective to establish a distinct brand identity, a traditional job description won’t work for a longer span of time. When listing the points, be sure each point has a value to add to your potential candidates. Being specific and engaging is the key. Highlighting rewards that come with those job responsibilities can work as a great marketing tool.

Don’t Leave Scattered Ideas
A job advertisement is something a mass audience comes across. In the process of making it different, be mindful of the sentences you are creating. Do not give every information, which can be given at the time of making an offer as well. Avoid those scattered ideas, which are not giving a complete or clear information about the company.

Correct Communication
In the job ad, it is vital to be specific but make sure you do not miss out on anything important. If you are writing about the required experience, ensure you deliver the right information and not missing the best talent due to lack of correct information being posted on the ad. For instance, if your desired candidate must-have a professional certification then ensure you have conveyed this communication across.

“What’s gone once, is gone forever.” Likewise, the job ad must be created in a way that you do not regret on writing any critical information later, which should have been conveyed. One of the ways to ensure you have not done a mistake is to check out some samples of professional job ads on the web. The World Wide Web encompasses a plethora of information around the best job ads, recruiting tips, recruiting ads and so on.

 Khushboo Kaushik is working as a Content Manager at CareerBuilder IndiaEvolved with 6 years of experience in writing for online media, her readings can be uncovered in topics- Latest Trends & Tips for HR, Employers, Employees, Job-seekers, Startups, Work Culture & Working Women. Alongside, she is a passionate poet & lover of art.She is reachable at