Job Posts That Feature Skills Attract More Applicants, According to LinkedIn Data

Written by
Greg Lewis and Jamila Smith-Dell

Jul 5, 2023

Jul 5, 2023 • by Greg Lewis and Jamila Smith-Dell

An article on LinkedIn's Talent Blog highlights the effectiveness of including skills in job postings to attract a larger number of qualified applicants.

By moving away from traditional qualifications-based descriptions and focusing on specific skills required for the role, employers can tap into a broader talent pool and increase their chances of finding the right candidates.

The approach of aligning job descriptions with skills provides clarity for both employers and applicants, ensuring better matches between job requirements and candidate capabilities.

For further insights on crafting effective job postings that emphasize skills, visit the LinkedIn Talent Blog: Link to the full article.