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Why Your Job Ad Sucks and You Aren’t Attracting Qualified Talent (part 2 of 3)

How can the job description/ad sound LESS like a job and MORE like an opportunity? SIMPLE: Shift your focus from the HAVES to the DOS. Instead of having a checklist of what someone needs to HAVE for a job, focus on what someone has to DO to be successful in a job. Top talent will only leave their current roles for an opportunity ? not just a job . Those employees want to be challenged ? they desire to learn something new. A successful job description/ad outlines the opportunity throughout the entire ad.