12 Job Title Ideas for “Someone who does Everything”

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Do you need to hire someone who can “do it all”? I found 12 ideas of a job title for someone who does everything. But first, let’s look at the meaning of “Jack of all Trades”…and “Jill of all Trades.” Jack of all Trades meaning “Jack of all Trades”  started in the 1600s and describes… Read more »

Ongig’s Most-Read Articles of 2021

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Here are the 10 most-read articles on Ongig’s blog in 2021 (we wrote 107 articles total) . 557,469 people viewed just these 10 articles (1,648,654 people read all our articles). Thank you for reading them! 1. 25 Examples of Awesome Diversity Statements – 144,139 Views   2. Job Titles: The Definitive Guide – 106,280 Views… Read more »

3 Examples of an Internal Job Posting Template [copy/paste 2 for free!]

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Companies want internal candidates more than ever right now. If you are drafting your own internal job posting template, these 3 examples might help. Before we dive in, let’s define what “internal job posting” means. What is an internal job posting? When you recruit from your current employee pool, instead of posting a job ad… Read more »

15 Funny HR Quotes [to make you Laugh or Cry!]

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At Ongig, we like to mix the serious task of writing inclusive job descriptions with a little light-heartedness. So here are 15 funny human resources quotes to brighten your day. Enjoy! 15 Funny HR quotes (from actors, authors, presidents & more) “Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group… Read more »

5 Companies Hiring People with ADHD

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Top execs like Jenny Dearborn (Chief People Officer at Klaviyo) and Damien Hooper-Campbell (Chief Diversity Officer at Zoom) pictured below…and many others have found success despite their ADHD diagnosis. Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are 30% more likely to have issues with employment. But some brands are working to lower these statistics. Here… Read more »

40+ Quotes about Diversity and Inclusion

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At Ongig, we like to celebrate all people. So I created this list of 40+ quotes about diversity and inclusion to celebrate our differences. They are from CEOs, world leaders, writers, actors, activists, and more. Enjoy! Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Quotes Let’s start the list with some quotes about inclusion and diversity at… Read more »

7 Examples of an Executive Assistant Job Description [+ a free template]

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“Executive assistant job description” is one of the most-searched JD templates I’ve seen. This tells me thousands of people (5,000+ a month to be exact!) want to know how to write one of their own. In this post, you’ll find: 7 of the most-common executive assistant duties (to use in your JDs) 7 of the… Read more »

What does “Individual Contributor” mean?

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The phrase, individual contributor (IC), shows up often in job descriptions. So, what does IC mean? Let’s define it, along with some examples of where (and why) you might use it in your JDs. Individual Contributor Meaning   We here at Ongig define individual contributor is…an employee who is only responsible for managing themselves. An… Read more »

20 Examples of Employers Dropping College Degree Requirements [and Why]

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Google does it. So do Apple, IBM, Tesla, UPS, and many more. What do these companies have in common? They’re all removing the requirement of a college degree from their job descriptions. According to some leaders, business leaders, millions of jobs requiring a 4-year degree can be done without that level of education. Former IBM… Read more »

3 Easy Tips to Use Microsoft Word’s Readability Feature

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Did you know you can test for readability in Microsoft Word? It’s one of the hidden features of the software. Here are 3 tips on using it. Plus, when we recommend not to. Tip 1: How to find the Microsoft Word Readability feature How can you find (and turn on) the readability feature on Microsoft… Read more »

Is “POC” friendly?

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Is “POC” friendly language? It’s not a simple answer. In this blog, I answer the question what does POC mean?  And, help shed some light on the confusion around POC and IF you should use it (or not).  What does “POC” stand for?  In diversity, POC means “People/Person of Color” in North America and “People/Person… Read more »

HR Conferences in 2022

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HR conferences in 2022 seem to be moving back to normal (in-person), yet there are still a good amount of virtual events.   As always, we like to lead with a table listing all HR conferences giving you a easier, zoomed out look of the year. Then we dive into details of each HR conference below… Read more »

What is Social Desirability Bias?

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Social desirability bias is the need for acceptance. Look at social media if you want to see this need in action. Humans are social creatures. Belonging in a society or a group often means following (written and non-written) social norms in the way you dress, speak, and how you respond to questions. You’ve probably encountered this… Read more »

5 Tips for Writing an Inclusion Statement [+ examples]

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An inclusion statement is a compass…a commitment to DEI that helps direct decisions your company makes. 69 % of executives agree DEI is a critical issue. Being inclusive is not just the right thing to do; it’s also great for the bottom line. If you want to start (or improve) your DEI initiatives, a great… Read more »

200+ Famous Native Americans [Chiefs, Celebs, Models, Politicians, Actors, Musicians & More!]

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Ongig’s mission is to celebrate all people. So, I started a list of Native American celebrities who’ve found success. This list of 200+ famous Native American people includes: Native American actor famous Native American Chiefs Native American heroes & more! This list is dynamic. I’m not an expert on Native American famous people…so I welcome… Read more »