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Essential Strategies for Recruiting Candidates with Disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and it’s the perfect time to recognize working individuals with disabilities. It’s also the perfect reminder to evaluate your organization’s recruiting approaches and seek ways to improve how you hire this group of talent for your open roles.

Anatomy of a Job Description

Every part of a job description provides an opportunity to clearly communicate with job seekers and align an organization’s hiring goals. It may seem like crafting a good job description is a no-brainer in your recruiting process, but a bad job description can discourage skilled candidates away from your open roles and take you longer to find the right talent – costing you in recruiting expenses. Here, we provide the anatomy of crafting an ideal job description.

The Power of Storytelling in Your Job Ads

Storytelling is a powerful tool when it comes to attracting job seekers for your open roles. A well-crafted narrative can help candidates make an emotional connection with your company and visualize themselves in the job you want to be filled. Here, we have some effective tips on how to successfully tell your organization’s story and entice candidates to apply for your job posts.

Step Up Your Job Title Game with These Essential Tips

Selecting the right job title for your recruitment ad is extremely beneficial for attracting the right talent and aligning with your organization. The job title is the first thing a candidate looks at to determine whether they’ll open your job ad and find out more about the posted role. Here, we provide some essential information you can follow when crafting a great job title.

The Benefits of Centralizing Your Recruiting

Developing the right candidate pipeline takes a lot of work and sourcing skilled talent has become harder than ever. One of the best recruitment strategies you can implement is putting together a centralized recruitment system. Find out the benefits.

The Importance of Record Keeping in Case of an OFCCP Audit

Record keeping can be extremely confusing for federal contractors and subcontractors and the OFCCP has been increasingly pursuing violations. To avoid and reduce severe financial penalties and contact terminations during an audit, we’ve provided some helpful tools to make sure contractors are on top of their record-keeping efforts.

Why Your Job Ads Need to Be Good for Mobile

Mobile devices greatly influence how candidates search and interact with job ads in today’s environment. As more candidates view postings via cell phone or tablet, recruiters and organizations should adapt and make sure their job posts are mobile-friendly. It will not only optimize your hiring practices but will also keep candidates engaged.

Diversity-Recruiting: Is it Only for Compliance Purposes?

Workplace diversity programs have progressed over the years to be less about compliance and more about impacting real change in company culture. Federal contractors and subcontractors should always make sure they meet Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations, but every organization can benefit from having a recruiting strategy on diversity. JobTarget has some helpful tips on diversity recruitment for landing skilled candidates.

10 Tips to Attract Candidates

You only have a few seconds to capture the attention of a candidate for your open roles. JobTarget has 10 tips to help you get the applications you want to drop into your inbox.

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