Two-thirds of technology professionals will not apply to job postings that do not provide salary information, according to Tom Silver, senior vice president at Dice.com. Including a pay range will help you find your ideal candidate, he says. The Ladders points out that some hiring managers use salary information to discourage non-qualified applicants from applying, while others omit salary and use language such as 'competitive salary' or 'salary commensurate with experience.'
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.