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Motive for being vague about job benefits in job description

What are some of the reasons that employers might be vague about job benefits in their job descriptions? Most do not reveal salary or benefits. Why is that?

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There are several potential reasons, some practical and some strategic. Some examples of practice ones are that advertising space can be expensive and so listing and describing benefits increases the cost of the recruiting process. The recruiting ad is mainly to screen qualified candidates, not to clarify benefits. So, this added expense ...

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Your tutorial is 255 words and include practical and strategic reasons to not reveal specifics of the benefit package.