Which Service is Right for You?
This brief quiz will help determine whether Retained Search or Interim Talent is the right strategy for your next search.
By Mat Rosso
You know exactly what you need potential candidates to bring to the table, but it’s not always easy to put a job position into words. However, it’s important to have a detailed and specific job description in order to attract the life sciences candidates you want. Here is a step-by-step guide to writing the perfect scientific job description:
Step #1: Writing Style – Make it readable.
Step #2: Job title – Hook them in.
The title should be self explanatory. You can use fun descriptors, but make sure it is understandable and has key words for search purposes. When in doubt, save your creativity for later in the description.
Step #3: Company Description – Who are you?
What does your company do? Where are you located? What size is the company? Provide a link to your site or company logo so that applicants can read up ahead of time.
Don’t be afraid to use some personality, it will attract people like you. It’s also important to describe your company’s culture, structure, philosophy. You want people to be excited to work for you. So grab their attention or they won’t read any further.
Step #4: Job Responsibilities – What will they do?
Step #5: Expectations – Don’t be disappointed.
Step #6: Job details – The specifics.
Step #7: Next Steps – If they’re interested…
Tell them how to apply. Include who they should contact and what materials are required of them. Make sure all of this is answered, or you’ll be in for a lot of back-and-forth emails with new candidates.
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