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Job Ad Checklist

When you are ready to begin creating your Monster Job Ad, there are a few things to keep in mind. Make sure to check these items every time you post a new job ad.

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Stick to your outline:

An outline is a great place to start and will ensure that you have a complete description of the opportunity. If you’d like more details on what you should provide in each section listed below, take a look at our 5 Steps to your 5-Star Job Ad article.

  • Job title (your headline)
  • Marketing summary (your pitch)
  • Responsibilities (the opportunity)
  • Requirements/Preferences (the must/nice-to-haves)
  • Benefits (what’s in it for me)
  • Call to action (the transaction)

Before you post:

Do a little prep work before your job ad goes live!

  • Check your job title by doing a quick search on Monster – does it align with the industry standard and similar opportunities out there?
  • Remove any internal jargon
  • Read it aloud to catch any typos
  • Review your job ad for accessibility compliance. Learn More

After you post:

Now it’s time to look at all of your hard work. Put yourself in the candidate’s shoes and follow these final steps.

  • Search for your ad and review it
  • Apply on a mobile device and a computer (to ensure a good apply experience)