Make sure your job description is attracting the best talent.
Take a look at any job board or the career page on a company’s website and you will most likely find uninspiring job descriptions that severely fail at their main goal: getting people to apply. Job descriptions have the potential to do so much, yet most barely elicit the desire to hit the “apply” button. How can you hire great talent if they’re not even interested in reading about the job you’re offering them?
You don’t have to be a skilled writer in order to craft an alluring job description. You only need what you already have:
Too much information can be a bad thing. In order to avoid turning candidates off by presenting too much reading material, you should be able to summarize what you need to say in about a page or less. It should read smoothly and follow a format similar to this:
Company name is an equipment dealer or large farm, basic info on operation, size, locations, family owned, years in business. No more than 2-3 sentences. Include website link if you want to.
What we’re looking for: A Job Title to join our City, State team. As a Job Title, you will have the following impact on our company. Brief description of responsibilities and how this person will interact with other employees or customers.
What we have: List benefits, perks of being employed by this company, unique environment, benefits package and compensation, opportunities for advancement and training.
What you would be doing:
And there you have it. You’re one step closer to hiring a great employee! If you need help hiring in agriculture and crafting the perfect job description you can reach out to AgHires at email@example.com.
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Lori Culler (Lennard), founder and owner of AgHires, grew up in and around the Agricultural Industry on her families 3rd generation potato, tomato and grain operation in Southeast Michigan and Northern Indiana.