37 AI Prompts for HR

Examples for ChatGPT, Claude, Gemini and other LLMs

Forward-thinking HR professionals are discovering the immense potential of AI tools like ChatGPT, Claude, and Gemini to streamline their daily tasks and improve overall efficiency.

By utilizing carefully written prompts, you can unlock the capabilities of these cutting-edge technologies and revolutionize the way you approach your HR responsibilities.

Whether you’re looking to optimize your recruitment process, enhance employee engagement, or streamline HR administration, AI can help you get your work done faster and more effectively than ever before.

In this article, we’ll explore the potential of different LLMs like ChatGPT, Claude and Gemini with example prompts and use cases so you can start using AI in your day-to-day role in HR.

You’ll discover how to use AI to write job descriptions, expedite the recruitment process, draft an onboarding checklist, launch employee engagement activities and more to complete HR tasks faster.

Should you use ChatGPT, Claude, Gemini or something else?

A quick primer on what tool to use, since there are multiple chat AI applications powered by different LLMs and each has unique strengths and weaknesses.

We’ve written a more in depth article about LLMs here, but at the time of writing this article, we tend to use Claude and ChatGPT, but the AI space is moving so fast that today’s best could be tomorrow’s worst.

Throughout this article I’ll use ChatGPT, Claude and Gemini interchangeably, but just know that these prompts can be used on any platform.

We recommend testing your prompts across different platforms and using the one that gives you the best result for your specific task today.

ChatGPT prompts for headhunting

I need a Boolean search string to use on LinkedIn for a {{role}} role. I’m looking for the candidate that meet the following criteria:
Seniority = {{level}}
Location = {{location}}
Current Job Title = {{job_title}}
Previous Companies = {{previous_work}}
Languages = {{languages}}

I want to reach out to passive candidates who might be a good fit for our open roles. Can you draft a personalized outreach message that I can use as a starting point? The message should mention {{key selling points about the role/company}}.

ChatGPT prompts for writing job descriptions

What are the key responsibilities and qualifications for a {{position}} role.

I’m creating a job posting for a {{job title}} role. Can you write a compelling job description that highlights the key responsibilities and qualifications we’re looking for? The job will involve {{brief description of role}}.

You are now a recruitment and HR professional. Our company is called {{company}}, based in {{location}} we sell {{product}} to {{audience}}. We are hiring for the role of {{role}}, please write a complete job description that is likely to get the attention of the best candidates and get them to apply. We expect to pay a salary of {{salary}} and the role will be {{type}}.

We’re looking to improve our employer branding to attract top talent. Can you suggest some key messages and selling points we should highlight about our company culture, benefits, and opportunities for growth?

Rewrite this job description to remove any language that could be considered discriminatory and add an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) statement to this job description.

ChatGPT prompts for promoting open positions

Adapt this job description {{job_description}} in a format appropriate for LinkedIn.

Write a short 280 character tweet about this job to be posted on Twitter: {{job_description}}.

ChatGPT prompts for replying to job applications

Please write an email to a candidate who has applied for the {{job title}} position to invite them to an interview on {{date}}.

Please write a rejection email to a candidate that recently applied for a {{role}} role with us.

You will need to go through the following process first and ask me two questions:
1. What we liked about their application.
2. What we liked about the person we hired, but did not see in the candidate application?

Once I have replied to these questions, you must use this information to create an empathetic email that explains why the candidate was not hired. Let’s go.

ChatGPT prompts for analyzing job applications

Can you screen this batch of resumes and identify the top 5 candidates who meet our required qualifications for the {{job title}} role? The key qualifications to look for are {{list of qualifications}}.

We’re trying to standardize our candidate evaluation process. Can you create a rubric template we can use to assess candidates’ qualifications, experience, skills, and cultural fit? The rubric should include {{key criteria to evaluate}}.

Please write a list of {{number}} job promotion criteria for a {{position}} role

ChatGPT prompts for brainstorming interview questions

I’m preparing for an interview with a {{job title}} candidate. Can you suggest some behavioral and situational interview questions that will help assess their fit for the role? The key competencies we’re looking for are {{list of competencies}}.

Please write a list of {{number}} {{behavioral/technical}} interview questions for a {{position}} role.

ChatGPT prompts for onboarding new employees

I’m creating an onboarding checklist for new hires in our {{department name}} department. Can you suggest some key tasks and action items to include, along with a timeline for completion?

We want to create a ‘New Hire FAQ’ document to proactively answer common questions and set expectations. Can you draft responses to questions like {{list of sample questions}}?

Can you put together a template for a 30-60-90 day plan we can use with new hires to set goals and expectations for their first three months on the job? The plan should cover key milestones like {{list of milestones}}.

ChatGPT prompts for retaining employees

Please suggest a list of {{number}} ways to retain top talent.

Please write a list of {{number}} ways to encourage employee creativity and innovation.

We want to launch an employee recognition program to celebrate key milestones and accomplishments. Can you brainstorm some ideas for recognition categories, criteria, and rewards?

I need to give feedback to an employee who {{describe performance issue}}. Can you suggest some talking points and phrasing to use to deliver the feedback constructively and set clear expectations going forward?

We’re looking for ideas to improve employee engagement and morale. Can you suggest some activities, initiatives, or changes we could implement based on best practices from other companies?

Please write a list of {{number}} ways to support employee wellness and mental health.

Please write a list of {{number}} ways to handle employee burnout.

ChatGPT prompts for training and development of employees

Please write a list of {{number}} ways to develop and implement an effective training program.

I’m creating a training module on {{topic}} for our employees. Can you outline a lesson plan covering the key points and concepts to include? The training should be {{length of training}} long and geared towards a {{beginner/intermediate/advanced}} audience.

We want to identify skill gaps on our team and create individual development plans. Can you suggest some questions to ask employees to uncover their strengths, areas for improvement, and career aspirations?

Can you recommend some online courses, certifications, or other learning resources for employees looking to develop skills in {{specific skill area}}? The recommendations should be suited for {{beginner/intermediate/advanced}} learners.

Please write a list of {{number}} ways to improve communication in the workplace

ChatGPT prompts for employees who are leaving

I need to conduct an exit interview with an employee who is leaving the company. Can you suggest some questions to ask to gather candid feedback about their experience working here and reasons for leaving?

We want to create an offboarding checklist to ensure a smooth transition when employees leave. Can you make a list of key tasks to include, like knowledge transfer, returning equipment, and exit paperwork?

Can you draft a template for a ‘goodbye’ email we can send to the team to announce an employee’s departure? The email should hit the right tone, thank the employee for their contributions, and share any pertinent details about the transition.

ChatGPT prompts for company culture

Please write a list of {{number}} strategies for building a strong company culture.

Our company is called {{company}}, based in {{location}} we sell {{product}} to {{audience}}. I want you to write a company culture statement that includes the following values: {{values}}.

Please write a list of {{number}} tips for effective leadership and management in the workplace.

How to integrate AI into your daily HR workflow?

Use the website for ChatGPT, Claude or Gemini

You can use ChatGPT, Claude or Gemini directly through their websites. You’ll typically have to create an account and you’ll get instant access to a free version of one of their LLMs, but if you want a more advanced LLM, you’ll have to pay. For example, right now OpenAI offers GPT3.5 for free, but you can pay to upgrade to GPT4.

We’ve found this option is best for individuals who only need to use one platform and only need to use it by themselves.

If that’s you, then you can also use PromptDrive.ai as your prompt management tool. We have an unlimited free plan for individual users and a free chrome extension that will allow you to access your entire prompt library without the need to switch between tabs.

But if you want to save money, use different LLMs and collaborate on prompts and chat responses, then you might benefit from using PromptDrive.

Use PromptDrive.ai

PromptDrive.ai is a platform designed specifically for teams to collaborate on ChatGPT, Claude and Gemini prompts and workflows. It’s particularly useful for businesses or organizations where multiple team members need to work together on projects involving one or more LLMs.

An additional benefit is that you’ll be able to take advantage of AI for a fraction of the cost of using their native websites. You do need to add your own API keys, the process to get one is straightforward and we have guides to help you get started.

Final word

In conclusion, AI tools like ChatGPT, Claude, and Gemini offer HR professionals a powerful means to streamline their workflows, enhance productivity, and unlock new levels of efficiency. By leveraging these cutting-edge language models, you can tackle a wide range of HR tasks with greater speed and precision than ever before.

However, it’s essential to remember that AI is not a replacement for your professional experience and input. These tools are designed to complement and augment your skills, not replace them entirely.

As you explore the prompts presented in this article, keep in mind that they serve as a starting point for your AI-assisted HR workflow. To get the most relevant and effective results from these AI tools, you’ll need to adapt, customize, and add more information based on your specific needs and objectives. By combining your HR expertise with the capabilities of AI, you can create a powerful synergy that drives innovation and success in your organization.

Embrace the potential of AI, but always remember the irreplaceable value of your own knowledge and insights. With the right approach and a willingness to experiment, you can harness the power of these transformative tools to elevate your HR strategies and make a lasting impact on your organization.


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