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Hiring - Recruitment - Additional Wording for Job Postings

This document provides sample language for hiring managers to include in the request to fill (RTF) that will be included in the job posting.

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Hiring Bonus

Where to include: Salary Details

Text to include: A taxable hiring bonus of $XXXX.XX will be paid on the selected candidate’s first paycheck.

* To include this language, you must have divisional approval for the hiring bonus. Instructions and information can be found on this article: Hiring - Hiring Bonus Program


Where to include: Salary Details

Text to include: Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (

** You will verify benefit and leave eligibility with HR before including this language. 

Eligibility to work in the United States

Where to include: Additional Information

Text to include:  Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment. 

**All recruitments are required to post standard eligibility language or identify that the recruitment is sponsorship eligible. All sponsorship eligible recruitments must receive approval from Extension HR and meet all UW-Madison and Department of Labor policy requirements.

Remote Work

Where to include: Additional Information

Text to include: The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a remote work policy that offers the potential for remote or hybrid work. More about that policy within the Division of Extension can be found here:

Physical Requirements

If a physical requirement is truly required for a job, it should be included in the qualifications field which will flow to the job posting for applicants to see. Do not list physical requirements that would be ‘nice to have’ – physical requirements must be relevant to the job and absolutely required.

Where to include: Required Qualifications (will be included in the job posting)


Keywords:PVL RTF Remote Work Hiring Bonus Benefits Eligibility   Doc ID:118736
Owner:Nathaniel S.Group:Extension Handbook
Created:2022-05-27 13:35 CSTUpdated:2022-10-07 12:46 CST
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