Keywords that Attract Recruiters

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How Do You Use Keywords?

Keywords are used to help search engines like Google to understand what your sites, posts, and pages are about. So that, when someone Googles a phrase or word, Google can deliver all pages that might be relevant.

Use the keyword(s) about five times on the page.

Google thinks using the keyword too many times means you are trying to scam search engines so it won’t list your content. If you use it too little Google will think the keyword is not very important, so it will not list your content. As Goldilocks says, “5 times is just right!”

Use the keyword in your title, one subtitle, and in your excerpt.

Have a keyword (or phrase), but think through every word carefully.

You’ll have one keyword to bring in all recruiters and other keywords to entice recruiters that would be good for your job specifically. When choosing your main keyword, think about the things that your ideal recruiter would be searching for. So, “Now Hiring Recruiters!” would be a great place to start, but once you have them on the page, you’ll need other keywords highlighted that will help them determine quickly whether they want to apply for the job.

Which keywords are working for recruiters in 2022?

Keywords are meant to attract applicants, but they also have the equally-amazing ability to turn away the wrong applicants. You don’t need to be wasting time interviewing and vetting people that aren’t in the right location, or have particular needs that you can’t meet, or are not even qualified. In short, keywords bring in more recruiters and start weeding out the duds for you!

Location

In 2021, 70% of recruiters stated they want to work remotely. “Remote Recruiter Wanted!” is a great title for a social post because it showcases who you are looking for, what you’re offering, and where. If your position is not remote, list the location at the top of the job post.

Qualifications

How many years of experience are needed? If you need 5 years of experience for this job and that’s listed nice and clear close to the top of the page, it’s very likely that your job post will pop up when someone Googles “Recruiter job in Vegas with 5 years of experience.”

Industry

Are you looking for a technology recruiter? A creative recruiter? Logistics recruiter? Health care recruiter? This is vital information. Someone may love working with creatives, but not have any experience in blue-collar recruiting. That makes a big difference as the learning curve is huge when it comes to switching industries.

Salary

Most job posts do not include salary, but if you are able to include it (even a range), you’ll see your applications skyrocket. Not only does it tell applicants whether or not to apply, but it also tells applicants that the hiring company is open and upfront. This is an excellent way to start working with a new teammate.

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