Recruitment 2: Preparing the Job Description
About the course
A job description plays an important role in attracting a candidate. Its structure along with the information contained within it can determine the efficiency (or lack of it) in attracting the right talents. Therefore, it is important to emphasise on the way a job description is presented in order to set the foundations for a successful recruitment process. In this module we will focus on writing a job description.
Contents - Topics
Lesson 1: How to Prepare a Job Description
A job description (JD) will help you know what your potential employees must have. With the right preparation, it is a tool enables an organisation to attract the right candidates.
Lesson 2: Getting Started: How to Write a Job Description
A good job description provides a comprehensive summary of the responsibilities, activities and qualifications required for a specific role. It should offer potential candidates a clear understanding of the job, including any benefits that the company provides.
Lesson 3: Job Description Writing Tips
To make your job description stand out, start by grabbing the reader's attention. Ensure that it includes all necessary information but isn't overly lengthy. Be cautious of the text’s language and structure as well as the information and the clarity it’s presented.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
Identify a job description's components.
Acknowledge the elements of a well-written job description.
Differentiate a good job description from a poorly-written one.
Understand the importance of a good job description.
This course is addressed to
Talent Recruiters and Trainers
HR Departments' Employees