Have you looked at your organization’s recruiting Web site lately, the way a job applicant might?
Recruiting sites can benefit from the same basic design principles that apply to all Web pages — they must informative, eye-catching and easy to read.
When looking at your site, here’s a checklist you can use to make sure you’re giving candidates the best impression, courtesy of the folks at entrepreneur.com:
- Is the design simple and uncluttered? Is it easy to navigate, and are the most important items given prime real estate?
- Is the page visually appealing?
- Are you using only one or two basic colors that go well together, not a hodgepodge?
- Are there too many different fonts being used?
- Does the site have a similar look and feel as everything your organization does (i.e., your company’s logo, ads and signage)?