Writing Effective Job Descriptions

3.5 Hours

Date and Time

Starts:06/28/2016 8:30 AM

Ends:06/28/2016 12:00 PM

Event Type



Yorkville Conference Center

150 Bloor St W

Toronto, ON


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Writing an effective job description is crucial to find the right talent to fill the position. This workshop covers the fundamentals of job descriptions, including understanding who the stakeholders are, determining what should/should not be included and reviewing them for completeness.

Learning objectives:

<  The components of job descriptions

<  The importance of understanding who the job description is targeted to

<  Guidelines for what makes a good job description including title, description, skills, etc

<  Writing tips and techniques

<  Understanding how keywords can play a significant role in attracting the right candidates

<  The consequences of writing a poor job description

Who should attend:

Anyone involved in the recruitment and selection of employees.

Speaker bio(s)

 Marc Belaiche

Marc Belaiche, President

Marc Belaiche is President of TorontoJobs.ca , an internet recruitment and staffing company specializing in helping companies find candidates in the Greater Toronto Area. Marc is the author of “Tales from the Recruiter – A Canadian Recruiter’s Perspective on How To Get that Perfect Job”. Marc has been in the recruitment industry since 1995. Prior to TorontoJobs.ca, Marc was a Recruiting Manager in the staffing industry. Prior to that, Marc worked at Prudential Insurance and KPMG in accounting and auditing roles.

Marc is a CPA and CA and is a member of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) as well as on the Board of the Halton-Peel CPA District Association. Marc has made many radio and television appearances as well as conducted many presentations on recruitment across Canada. Marc has extensive experience in on-line advertising, e-commerce and recruitment.

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