Compelling careers pages: Invite job seekers to explore your story

A well-designed careers page is critical to a global development organization’s growth and success. Build your site to provide more than just opportunity for a career. Photo by: Michael Alvarez-Pereyre / Gvahim / CC BY-NC-ND

Think a well-designed careers page isn’t critical to a global development organization’s growth and success? Consider this: 76 percent of U.S. job seekers prefer to find and apply for jobs through a company’s career page, according to a 2014 study by Potentialpark, an expert in online applying.

A good careers page “sends the message to candidates that hiring good people is important to the company,” said Nick Leigh-Morgan, founder and CEO of, an online recruitment system.

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This article was last updated on 14 November 2017

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    Husna is a Devex correspondent based in the greater New York city area. She covers national news, politics, and publishing as a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, and travel news for the BBC. She worked for National from 2006 to 2008, where she helped develop the organizations digital presence.