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Science Says: 15 Tips on How to Write Great Job Descriptions [Infographic]

Finding the right fit for a job can be tricky. Not only do you need someone who is excited about the position itself, but you need to convince them to work for your company. With so many job posting sites out there, some with pay per click models, a job description becomes an important financial investment. Utilizing keywords, tracking application completion time, adding a salary range are just some of the important pieces that you must consider. EBI looked at 15 science-backed tips on how to write a job description that will help you get quality applicants for your job opening.

Some of the key takeaways are:

  • Keep length ~4000 characters
  • Keep titles 50-60 characters long
  • Putting salary and hours near the top
  • Keep time to complete under 15 mins

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