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$650 Million Spent on Rewriting Job Postings Annually

$650 Million Spent on Rewriting Job Postings Annually
From Recruiter - November 8, 2016

Writing is a tough job and a surprisingly costly line item inyour recruitment budget. According to newly released research from MightyRecruiter, American companies spend a total of $650 million annually on simply rewriting job postings.

MightyRecruiter released aninfographic based on the research, which you can see below, in which the company took the liberty of comparing the cost of rewriting job postings to the construction of a cheeseburger. The three key takeaways from this new study are:

Consider that a job posting is a marketing advertisement designed to attract people; its not intended to be a barrier to entry,writes hiring guru Lou Adler.When job descriptions are written to attract people in rather than weed them out they are quite useful in finding top people.

Writing an engaging job description is essential to attracting the right talent to your company. As the cheeseburger above implies, a good job description will deliver a larger selection of candidates, higher-quality candidates, shorter search cycles, lower costs, and better employee retention.



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