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10 Unique Job Description Examples

Lately, there's been a movement to evolve the job description, typically a laundry list of skills and experiences needed to perform a job (example: "a degree in communications"). These descriptions are terrible predictors of future success, and can be so specific that they weed out great prospects. Instead, companies are using job descriptions as an opportunity to develop employer branding, provide a great candidate experience, and lure top talent. Here are 10 unique job description examples to inspire you.

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How to Reject Candidates

Even after you’ve created your Scorecard and had several successful interviews with a candidate, sometimes he or she simply isn’t the best fit. Although rejecting candidates is probably your least favorite activity, it’s one of the most important steps of the hiring process. A thoughtful and timely rejection is the cornerstone of the candidate experience, and there’s a right and wrong way to approach it.

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How to Interview at a Startup

No two companies are the same, and similarly every interview you encounter will be unique. There are definite differences between big corporations, startup companies, and even industry-specific interview standards. Depending on your path, you should prepare differently for each interview experience.

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8 Ingredients for a Great Candidate Experience

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You do know that everyone you interview is going to talk about you, right?

That's just human nature -- and it's the reason a great candidate experience should be your top priority.

When a candidate sits alone in a conference room for thirty minutes because someone overlapped a meeting, that candidate will tell people about it.

If you're lucky, they'll only tell their friends—if you're not, they'll tell the whole world through Glassdoor.com. A few missteps here and there can make your company look completely disorganized to the outside world, and once that opinion's out there, it's difficult to reverse.

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