Questions to Answer


What are the questions that recent graduates want answered when they read job postings? Here’s a list that I’ve compiled, please add your thoughts in the comments section.

About the Job

What will I do every day?
What are some typical projects?
What are some atypical projects?
Whom will I be working with?
What kind of knowledge do I need to get this job?
What should my educational background be?
Are there any skills that would be particularly useful in this job?
What are the passions and interests of people in this position?
Where can this job take me?
What kind of internal career paths are there?
Do people in this position go on to top graduate schools?
How does the job pay?
What is the benefits package?

About the Company

What does the company do?
What makes the company special/different?
Who is on your leadership team?
Where is your company located?
Who are your clients or customers?
Is there a book that defines your company? Or one that your CEO often recommends?
What is the future of your company?

About the Life

As you can probably see, we format our job postings to address these questions directly and efficiently. We think that a job posting that answers these questions will lead to a much higher level of applicant quality.

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