How to Improve Your Job Posting Process to Reach More Diverse Candidates
presented by Washington Nonprofits
Hiring is hard enough in today’s market, and it’s particularly challenging for nonprofit organizations. Join us to learn new tips and tactics to improve your job postings, advance your hiring goals, and reach more diverse applicant pools. In this webinar we’ll hear from Mac Prichard, founder of the regional job board Mac’s List, who will share 10 data-driven tips to improve your job postings – a.k.a. your first impression with job seekers. Then we’ll move on to strategies you can use to spread the word about your open jobs, without overspending. We’ll also discuss modern tactics you can use to reach younger candidates and candidates from diverse backgrounds. And we’ll save time for Q A, so bring your tough hiring questions!
- Why your job description matters for hiring success
- Tools to eliminate bias from your job descriptions
- How candidates approach the job search, and how you can convert more applicants
- New ideas to advertise your nonprofit job – Paid and organic strategies
- Understanding Millennial and Gen X job seekers
- EDI in your job posting process – Reaching, engaging, and retaining candidates from diverse backgrounds
You’ll leave this session with new tactics you can implement right away in your hiring process. You’ll also gain new ways of thinking about nonprofit hiring, including ways to message around your mission to reach new, passionate candidates.
Who Should Attend
This course will benefit anyone who is involved in the hiring process at a nonprofit organization, especially people who are struggling with shrinking applicant pools or competition from for-profit employers. The course offers a mix of simple tactics and higher level strategies, so you’ll be able to take away something valuable whether you’re the coordinator or the ED.
About the Presenter
Mac Prichard is the founder and publisher of Mac’s List , a job board and career hub for the Pacific Northwest with amission to create more human hiring processes to improve the workforce for all. Mac’s List was founded in Portland, Oregon in 2001 and became a Certified B Corporation in 2017. Today Mac’s List serves job seekers and employers in Oregon and Washington with their top-tier job board as well as courses, books, events, and other resources that bring people together to find better jobs and happier careers.
Mac has built two small businesses on the strength of his professional network, and he has taught thousands of people how to grow their careers through relationships with others. Mac shows job seekers and employers how to break down the barriers between them by teaching empathy, curiosity, and people-focused hiring with a practical, nuts-and-bolts style.