Best Practices - Writing a Great Job Description

It's no secret - that great job descriptions attract great candidates. But, unless you're a master wordsmith, getting everything in place can be tricky.

We've written a few blog posts to help you out, which you can check out here and here.

In addition, we wanted to share with you our not-so-secret outline to make job description creation a snap!

Summary of the company

  • Explain what type of company you are
  • What are your future goals?
  • What problems are you trying to solve?
  • What is unique or meaningful about your culture?

Summary of the job

  • Discuss the day-to-day the job
  • What department is the job in?
  • Who will this person be working daily with (customers, coworkers, etc.)?

Critical functions of the job

  • How does this job relate to the company goals?
  • How will this employee help the company?

Job requirements (whether mandatory or preferred)

  • Education
  • Experience
  • Technical knowledge and skills
  • Travel requirements (if applicable)

Equipment used for the job (if applicable)

  • Software
  • Heavy machinery

Company benefits and perks

  • Salary range
  • Health insurance
  • 401k
  • Vacation plans
  • What makes your organization unique?

We hope this outline helps you on the road to excellent candidates. Feel free to reach out with questions at any time -!

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