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How To Create A Top Performing Job Ad

Crafting a top-performing job advertisement is an opportunity to attract the best talent to your organisation. On Sidekicker, where over 2,000 businesses are fighting for attention, a well-constructed job ad can set you apart and ensure that you draw in the right applicants for your business. 

Understanding Your Audience

Before drafting your job ad on Sidekicker consider who your ideal candidate is. 

  1. What are the must-have skills for this role?

Identify the non-negotiable technical or professional skills required for the role.

  1. What level of experience is required?

Determine whether the role requires a seasoned professional, a mid-level candidate, or a fresh graduate.

  1. What specific attributes will enable success in this role?

Consider traits like attention to detail, creativity, resilience, or adaptability.

  1. What cultural fit are you looking for?

Reflect on the core values and culture of your company. What personal qualities or attitudes would align well with the rest of your team?

  1. How important is educational background?

Consider if a certain level of education or specific qualifications are essential for the role.

Understanding your audience allows you to tailor your message and engage directly with potential applicants from the get-go. This helps in attracting professionals who are a better fit for the role and more likely to thrive within your company.

Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Job Ad on Sidekicker

Now that you have a clear idea of who it is you are looking for, it’s time to get posting. 

Posting a job ad on Sidekicker only takes a couple of minutes of your time, and you will see applications coming in within the hour. Clear and informative descriptions are key to attracting the best Sidekicks for your role. We recommend keeping details short and sweet yet enticing to potential candidates. 

  1. Create an Account: Start by setting up an employer account on Sidekicker. Registration is straightforward—just follow the prompts to verify your business.
  2. Post Your Job Ad: Begin by selecting the appropriate worker category and subcategory. This ensures that you attract the best-suited Sidekicks.
  3. Request Details: Make your job request stand out! Provide a compelling request name, a clear and detailed job description, and any specific attire instructions if applicable.
  4. Schedule Details: Include the type of work, specific dates and times, arrival instructions, and the number of Sidekicks you need. This information helps applicants understand the ins-and-outs of the job.
  5. Pay Rate: Consider offering a higher rate to draw in top-tier candidates.
  6. Review and Hire: Once your ad is posted, you will start receiving applications from Sidekicks. Review their profiles, which include past performance and reliability scores, to select the most suitable candidates.

Sidekicker Job Ad Examples

Writing the perfect job advertisement on Sidekicker doesn't just help you fill vacancies—it connects you with the talent that can drive your business forward. By understanding your audience and carefully crafting your message, you position your company as a desirable place to work, attracting people who are not only skilled but also genuinely interested in being a part of your team.

Remember, the clarity and attractiveness of your job advertisement reflect directly on your business. A well-executed job ad speaks volumes about your company and set you apart in a competitive job market.

To help you get started, we've compiled a selection of successful job ad examples from Sidekicker. Each example highlights different strategies and elements that have drawn in top-tier candidates. Whether you're looking to fill casual or seasonal roles, this example will guide you on how to create ads that bring in talent.

Example 1

We’re looking for amazing [insert role] at [insert business name]!

[Insert company name] is a market leader in [insert industry], and we're looking for [insert role] to help us with the [insert function] in [insert location].

You’ll be working with an amazing team of people, and we’re looking for someone with the following skills:

  • Good English communication skills
  • Well presented
  • Friendly team player

Day-to-day tasks you’ll be doing include but are not limited to:

  • [Insert task]
  • [Insert task]
  • [Insert task]

If you think you have what it takes, then we’d love to hear from you!

Example 2

Experienced [insert role] required at [insert business name] for a temporary assignment!

[Insert company name] is the market leader in [insert industry], and we’re looking for [insert role] to help our business.

For this role, we're looking for an experienced professional who can demonstrate the following skills: 

  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Hard working, and willing to go the extra mile
  • Good understanding of technology

You will also need to possess the following qualifications:

  • [Insert qualification or certificate]
  • [Insert qualification or certificate]

In this role, you'll need to be able to deliver the following tasks independently or as a part of the wider team: 

  • [Insert task]
  • [Insert task]
  • [Insert task]

If you suit the description above, we encourage you to apply! 

Ready to put these tips into action? Visit Sidekicker now and begin the journey to better temp hiring.

Don't miss the opportunity to find your next top-notch temp employee. Set up your employer account, post your job ad, and start connecting with qualified candidates today. 

Good luck!