15 Ways to Write a Better Job Description, According to Science

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Face it: No one likes reading your job descriptions.

They’re boring. They’re self-centered (or should I say, company-centered). They’re generic. Your post sounds like the other guy’s, which sounds like the other guy’s, which sounds like the other guy’s – ad nauseam.

You’ll never attract top talent with a job description like that!

Luckily, writing a great job description isn’t magic. In fact, it’s more of a science: If you hit the right marks and tick the right boxes, you’ll have an engaging job post in no time.

The folks at Employment Background Investigations recently dug into the research to find out what makes a great job description. Check out the findings below:



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Matthew Kosinski is the former managing editor of Recruiter.com.