3 Tips for Writing a Better Career Center Post

June 7, 2024
One way to ensure the right applicants will notice your opening is to write an effective job description. AOAExcel provides three tips ODs and hiring managers can follow to improve their listing.
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Whether you are looking to find a partner or fill an associate position, you want to reach the best optometry candidates. One way to ensure the right applicants will notice your opening is to write an effective job description. Here are three tips you can follow to improve your listing:

  • Include the details—It’s common for employers to want to avoid mention of salary and benefits until they’re ready to make an offer, but the omission could also give off the impression that the starting salary is low or that benefits aren’t available. A brief outline of this information can help candidates see the “big picture.”
  • Describe the culture of your practice—While candidates can easily look up patient reviews about your practice online, a career center post can be a great opportunity to describe your practice’s culture and values in your own words.
  • Remember the importance of community—For many candidates, finding the right opportunity also means a significant move for their family. Consider including information about what makes your community wonderful and why people want to live there.

View your job listing as an advertisement for your practice by showcasing the most attractive qualities to future candidates.

The AOAExcel Career Center allows employers to share open positions with qualified doctors of optometry nationwide. Learn more about posting a position and how you can save up to 50% on listings as an AOA member. An AOAExcel Career Center Specialist is on standby to help you craft your listing!

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