Avoiding Jargon and Technical Language: Top Tips On Writing Clear Entry Level Job Descriptions

This short factsheet supports employers in removing jargon and technical language from their job descriptions.

When employers use jargon and technical language in their entry-level job descriptions, young people worry that they do not have the special background knowledge needed for the role. This can put them off applying.

The factsheet was developed as part of Business in the Community’s Future Proof campaign. This is backed by the City & Guilds Group to help employers break down the barriers in their recruitment processes to create quality, accessible jobs for all young people.

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