6 Tips for Setting Diversity and Inclusion Performance Goals

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For your organization to stay competitive in a diverse and global world, incorporate DEI practices into your everyday operations. Research from McKinsey & Co. shows companies with a diverse workforce experience 36% more returns than non-diverse ones. But setting diversity and inclusion performance goals isn’t an easy, one-time task. The process requires commitment for success…. Read more »

10+ Catchy Job Postings (2023 Update)

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Catchy job postings are a great way to attract potential candidates. I found 10+ companies using creative job titles, images, catchy phrases, or “unusual” perks for job postings that might make candidates take a second look. I created this compilation of help wanted ad examples with catchy hiring slogans and catchy recruiting phrases for you… Read more »

How to Write a Job Description — Best Practices & Examples (2023 Update)

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If you want to know how to write a job description, we are confident our report below can help guide you. Writing job descriptions is clearly a skill talent leaders want to know about. Did you know that the #1 searched HR term on Google is (source: ahrefs.com): “how to write a job description” The… Read more »

7 Tips for Writing Job Descriptions to Attract Diverse Candidates (2023 Update)

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Do you need to make your talent search more inclusive? Here are 7 tips for writing job descriptions to attract diverse candidates: 1. Avoid exclusionary words If your job descriptions have biased or “exclusionary” language, you might deter diverse candidates. Try to avoid words that offend (or exclude) job seekers based on their: race ethnicity… Read more »

Ongig’s 25 Most-Read Articles of 2022

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Here are the 25 most-read articles on Ongig’s blog in 2022 (we wrote 133 articles total). 879,524 people viewed just these 25 articles (2,272,744 people read all of our articles). Thank you for reading them! 1. Job Titles: The Definitive Guide – 140,714 Views 2. 25 Examples of Awesome Diversity Statements – 110,386 Views 3. 100+ Creative &… Read more »

Equity vs Equality in the Workplace: What’s the Difference?

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There’s a high volume of searches for “equity vs equality in the workplace” on Google each month, so I decided to write this blog to help remove any confusion between the two. In this blog, you’ll find: a definition of equality vs equity in the workplace tips on using both terms in your job descriptions… Read more »

7 Steps to Achieve a D&I Strategy [2023 Update]

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Top companies are talking about Diversity & Inclusion in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. But how do you implement a diversity and inclusion strategy? Developing an effective strategy for managing diversity starts with a conversation and is followed by action. Here are 7 steps we found for implementing a diversity strategy for… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Support Employee Mental Health

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Most people spend about 1/3 of their lives working. Unfortunately, for many, that time is filled with stress. 83% of American workers are stressed by their jobs. Stress can lead to mental health issues like anxiety and depression (and quickly cause burnout in the workplace).  As an HR pro, fostering a work environment supporting employee… Read more »

10 Examples of Non-Inclusive Language (2023 Update)

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Barack Obama famously said: “We are at a time in our country’s history that inclusive language is better than exclusive language.” But he didn’t say much about what NON-inclusive language to avoid. What words do you NOT WRITE so you don’t offend the reader. What words do you NOT SAY, so you don’t turn off… Read more »

5 Examples of Inclusive Recruiting Practices

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Having a diverse team is good for your bottom line. Companies with a more diverse workforce experience 36% more returns than non-diverse ones. Plus, 76% of candidates and employees from different backgrounds prefer to work for co.s focused on inclusive culture.  If you want to build your DEI hiring strategy, here are 5 examples of… Read more »

8 Tips for Internal Communication During the Hiring Process

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When you want to fill certain roles in your company, it’s only natural to look at your competition. You want to know what they offer, how you compare, and how you should communicate your job openings to attract top talent.  As helpful as this information is, there are some things in the hiring process that… Read more »

The Top 5 “DEI Words” [+ their acronyms]

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You likely use DEI words (or their acronyms) in JDs and other HR content. Here are 5 of the most common we find (plus, examples of how brands use them): diversity inclusion equity belonging accessibility Let’s dive in. Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Diversity and inclusion are 2 closely related concepts – but they are not… Read more »

31 HR Conferences You Don’t Want To Miss in 2023

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Every year we put together a list of the top HR conferences to attend. So far we’re up to 31 HR conferences and counting. We also added an HR Conference table for quick reference. Below the table, we list out each HR conference/webinar and give you a detailed look including: date, location, key agenda items,… Read more »

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Events Calendar 2023

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The 2023 DEI Calendar seems to be moving back to normal (in-person), but there are still a lot of virtual events too. As always, we like to lead with a table listing all diversity conferences giving you an easier, zoomed-out view of the year. Then we dive into the details of each DEI event below… Read more »

How to Make the Right Choice Between HCM, HRIS, and HRMS

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To survive in the fast-paced modern marketplace, businesses must continuously look for ways to evolve.  This often means learning new tricks like using automated functional testing tools to improve your service delivery and bottom line. It’s possible your regular processes are old and no longer serve your company’s demands.  One example is businesses turning their… Read more »