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Writing a job post that doesn't blow 📝 (StartupWatching #193)

Happy Friday Watchers! Do you remember the job opening I shared 2 weeks ago? The results blew me away
Writing a job post that doesn't blow 📝 (StartupWatching #193)
By Andrew Askins • Issue #193 • View online
Happy Friday Watchers!
Do you remember the job opening I shared 2 weeks ago? The results blew me away…
🐦 204 retweets
❤️ 308 likes
👩‍💻 127 applicants
The response has been overwhelmingly positive. AND this was by far the most diverse applicant pool we’ve ever seen.
We’ve put a lot of work in over the past 5 years to build a strong culture and we spent weeks last August learning how to convey that properly in a job post. So all of this has been incredibly gratifying.
If you shared the tweet or applied for the job, thank you! I ❤️ this community. And if you want to learn how to write (and promote) a job post for your own company check out the blog post at the bottom of this email, and get on the list for the Technical Hiring Handbook (coming soon).
Cheers from Charleston ✌️
Andrew

This thread on writing well was 🔥 and if you like it then there’s a link to David’s full guide at the end.
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A simple formula for writing hooks: "Get 3 yes's in 30 seconds". Readers should nod their head yes to the headline, subheading, and first sentence. If they've made it to the third sentence, they're ready for an interesting and compelling story. 💯
2:27 PM - 5 Sep 2018
Anca
@AndrewAskins Love your job description! It is the most detailed, encouraging, well written one I have read in a long time!
5:52 PM - 10 Apr 2019
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