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14 recruitment fails: Don’t end up on this list of bad job ads

14 recruitment fails: Don’t end up on this list of bad job ads

Examples of bad job ads are a popular feature of one-time Workable VP of Customer Advocacy Matt Buckland’s Twitter feed. Some of...

Talent attraction

Talent attraction: Why Maslow thinks your job ads suck

Are you a recruiter in a terrifyingly drab business park 30 minutes from the “cool” downtown core or city center? Getting cricke...

8 of the best job ad examples

Best job ad examples from the Workable job board

A clear and engaging job description helps attract the right candidates. But writing one is no easy feat. To inspire you, we dov...

free job posting sites

Why you should use free job posting sites

Job boards are not dead. Free job boards are not a waste of time. I’ve heard it said that recruiters shouldn’t use free job post...

company career page

Company career page content: do’s and don’ts

A great careers page is the best way to get potential job candidates to consider your company. However, on average, 90 percent o...

writing effective job descriptions

Writing effective job descriptions: a style guide

Given that the purpose of a job description is to attract applications it would make sense for it to be inviting. Yet, all too o...

Does anyone advertise jobs in newspapers anymore?

Remember when the classifieds section of the local paper was the obvious place to look for a job?  Back at the dawn of...

Writing job descriptions for hiring millennials

Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce. More than 35m millennials and Generation-Y employees (those born af...

How to write job descriptions

Job descriptions could and should sweep candidates off their feet. But all too often we’re content to lean on the old-fashioned ...

Secrets of building an attractive company

Smart companies typically operate in competitive talent markets. This means that the people you’re looking for are likely to be ...

5 reasons your careers page costs you candidates

It may sound obvious but your careers page is your shop window. You want to make it easy for candidates to have a look at w...

How to write a job ad: 7 common mistakes to avoid

Today we look at some of the most common mistakes people make when writing job requirements on their job ads, and...

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