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 »

10 Examples of KSAs to use in Job Postings [+ a free template]

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600+ people a month search “KSA examples” on Google. So I felt compelled to share some examples and shed some light on what KSA means. In this post, you’ll find: A definition of a KSA – the acronym widely used for Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 10 KSA examples from different sectors The difference between “Knowledge, Skills, Abilities”… Read more »

What is a Job Family?

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What is a job family? Why is it important? And what separates it from a job function? Let’s dive in for some answers.  Job Family Definition A job family includes roles with similar education, skills, training, or experience. So, what is the difference between job function and job family? A job family is a group of… Read more »

6 Freelancers Who Write Great Job Descriptions [+ 3 agencies]

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To write great job ads, you can use a job description tool or hire a copywriter. Here are 6 copywriters who are top of their game at writing job descriptions: Katrina Kibben Katrina Kibben, CEO of Three Ears Media, is one of the industry’s pro job description writers. She and her team writes thousands of… Read more »

Skills vs Competencies…are they the same?

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Skills vs competencies…what’s the difference? Are they the same? Which should you use in your job postings? In this blog, we’ll dig in for answers.   Skills vs Competencies Skills refer to an employee’s learned activities (through training or experience) related to a role.  Competencies are skills (combined with abilities and knowledge) that help an employee… Read more »

6 Ways to Debias Your Language

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If you are crafting new job postings, you might want to make your language more inclusive. I found 6 debiasing techniques that can help. Before we jump into debiasing strategies, let’s define “biased language” and “debiasing.” What is Biased Language? “Biased language includes expressions that demean or exclude people because of age, sex, race, ethnicity,… Read more »

What is a Job Function?

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What is a job function? Sounds obvious…or is it? How is job function different than job family, job title, or job role. Let’s dig in. Job function meaning What is job function? The purpose of a job function in a job posting is to give a complete description of the primary responsibilities the employee will… Read more »

70+ Famous Adopted People [+ Celebrities with Adopted Kids]

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To support Ongig’s mission of celebrating everyone, I started this list of famous adopted people. They’re successful celebrities, athletes, writers, singers, former presidents & more…plus I list celebrities with adopted children. Actresses and Actors who were Adopted [+ TV Personalities and Comedians] Dean Cain. This TV personality  best known for playing the role of Clark… Read more »

The Top 75 Questions People Have on Being Non-Binary [with Answers]

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Did you know that 220,000+ people per month search Google with a question about being non-binary? This tells me loads of people are asking Google for answers about: what non binary terms mean OR being non binary themselves OR what to call someone who identifies as non-binary Many of the non binary questions are similar…asking… Read more »

7 Top Tools for DEI Analytics

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How do you measure DEI analytics? Numbers don’t lie…and 67% of HR leaders agree that diversity is essential. We’ve created a list of tools that can help you improve (and track) diversity analytics in your biz. These 7 tools help you: create content to increase the % of diverse candidates you hire understand the DEI… Read more »

10 of the Best Career Pages in 2021 (and Why!)

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Every couple of months I search the web to find awesome, new career pages and to understand the types of content company’s use to attract candidates. Specifically, I look for things like career page design, types of images and videos used, D&I content, employer and employee branding, and more. Looking for more ideas to your… Read more »

80+ Famous Non Binary Celebrities [Models, TikTok’ers, Actors, Athletes, Musicians & More!]

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Ongig’s mission is to celebrate all people. So, I started a list of famous non binary celebrities who’ve found success. Not only have the 80+ folx on this list achieved greatness, but many have done it in a world where some people (wrongly) judge them by their gender identity. 80+ Non Binary Celebrities Now, onto… Read more »

7 Examples of a Bias-Free Language Guide

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A bias free language guide is an essential HR tool, especially if your goal is to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace. According to McKinsey & Co., more diverse companies are likely to outperform their less inclusive counterparts financially.  When searching for a bias-free language guide, comprehensiveness is key. A broader database, or a mix… Read more »

5 Easy-to-Use Tools for Gender Writing Analysis

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If you write job descriptions, send emails, or create social media posts to reach potential applicants…you might need a tool for gender writing analysis. These types of tools can ensure your content is inclusive and unbiased. An Appcast study of 473,742 jobs found: “Job ads with gender-neutral language result in 67.75% more applications at a… Read more »