4 Tips to Turn A Job Description Into Your Job Search Advantage

I get calls all the time asking if I’ll take a look at someone’s resume. The answer is no. I don’t write resumes; other people are way better at that. I do offer my friends some tips I’ve used to get hired during a recession before. 

But first, I ask this question: Can you send me three job descriptions for the job you want? 

While I know most job postings suck (I built a company fixing it), there’s still crucial information buried in all that bullshit. 

Four Lessons Every Job Seeker Should LEARN Before SEARCHING Job descriptions

That’s why I’ve taken all the lessons learned writing thousands of job postings and translated them into 4 tips I know can give candidates a competitive advantage during the application process. 

I asked all of you if you wanted to see a copy on LinkedIn and Twitter, and it was a big YES, so here it is – the simple job description breakdown every candidate needs to know before they apply to a job. 

Watch this video if you’ve ever looked at a job description and wondered, “what are they really looking for? What’s most important?” These simple, free tactics will help recruiters find your resume and move you to the interview faster.

I’m also presenting this information in 30 minute and 1 hour webinars for job seekers. If you know a group who could benefit from that presentation, email me – katrina at threeearsmedia.com. With over 30 million job seekers on the market, every share could reach new people who need this advice. 

Bonus: I’d really appreciate it! 

You can also check out our on-demand job post writing course.

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Kat Kibben [they/them] is a keynote speaker, writing expert, and LGBTQIA+ advocate who teaches hiring teams how to write inclusive job postings that will get the right person to apply faster.

Before founding Three Ears Media, Katrina was a CMO, Technical Copywriter, and Managing Editor for leading companies like Monster, Care.com, and Randstad Worldwide. With 15+ years of recruitment marketing and training experience, Katrina knows how to turn talented recruiting teams into talented writers who write for people, not about work.

Today, Katrina is frequently featured as an HR and recruiting expert in publications like The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and Forbes. They’ve been named to numerous lists, including LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Job Search & Careers. When not speaking, writing, or training, you’ll find Katrina traveling the country in their van or spending some much needed downtime with the dogs that inspired the name Three Ears Media.

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