Be specific about the job title --it will help narrow down the pool of applicants. It's also helpful to do some research. Job titles in your organization should be comparable to similar jobs at other companies. For example:'Java, C++ Sr. Programmer' generally will get a better response than 'Programmer Analyst III.'
A well-written job post helps you attract not only good candidates, but the right candidates. You want to sell your company and this position. If you’re specific about the skills you’re looking for, it helps job seekers know whether to apply. That can save you time by weeding out unqualified candidates.
We asked for advice from the folks at IT job sites Dice.com and TheLadders.com, a site for executive jobs, to help hiring managers write better job descriptions. They outlined these key components to attract the response you want from a job posting and to hire talent to help your company succeed.