3 Tips for Recruiting Gen Z

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As Gen Z enters the workforce, they’re looking for fair pay, remote/hybrid options, robust benefits, and healthy work environments. When it comes to recruiting Gen Z, you need to go above and beyond what you’ve done in the past. That includes showcasing what’s unique about your workplace culture and using different avenues to grab the… Read more »

5 Tips for Writing Job Ads [to Attract Diverse Talent]

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A high apply rate doesn’t always translate into a diverse talent pool. If this sounds like your company, you might need to tweak your job ads (and where you post them). Here are 5 tips on writing job ads to attract diverse talent. 1. Eliminate bias from your job ads Writing job ads with bias can… Read more »

How to Write a Gender Neutral Job Description [3 Tips]

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Research shows removing all gender-coded words from your job descriptions boosts apply rates by 29% and decreases cost per application by 41% (source — Appcast). These findings might make you curious about how to write a gender neutral job description. In this post, I’ll dig into 3 tips for writing gender neutral JDs. But first,… Read more »

The Top 6 Barriers to DEIB [+ How to Break Them]

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Imagine a Black employee comes to you with complaints of their manager being discriminative against Black employees with natural afros. And then an LGBTQ+ employee complains fellow employees are being discriminative. But you’re not sure how to handle the 2 situations. Why? Because you might not have a DEIB policy in place. Several studies show… Read more »

Internal vs External Job Titles — What’s the Difference?

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What’s the difference between internal vs external job titles? It depends on who you ask. Some co.s use the same internal titles for their external job postings. Other co.s have 2 different versions — 1 for internal job descriptions and 1 for external postings. Either way, the job titles you choose affect who finds your… Read more »

6 Ways to Foster Belonging in the Workplace

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Safety and the sense of belonging rank high on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. And for many people belonging means creating a sense of social connection with others at work. Studies show that an average person spends 1/3 of their lifetime (around 90,000 hours) at work. So to help your keep employees (and attract new ones),… Read more »

How to Write an Inclusive Job Description [Tips & Examples]

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Is your company aiming for a more diverse workforce? It all starts with an inclusive job description. An inclusive JD sets the tone for the candidates you’ll attract and eventually hire. Katrina Kibben, CEO of Three Ears Media, says: “Creating an inclusive job posting is not just about pushing your content through gender bias AI…. Read more »

5 Steps to Build the Best Job Description Templates

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At first, job descriptions take time to build. But, once you have templates, you’ll save time editing. JD templates are much faster than always starting from scratch. Using templates also creates consistency and keeps you from missing important info. So, how do you build the best job description template for your roles? Here are 5… Read more »

3 Tips for Advertising Jobs on Social Media

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4.7 billion people worldwide use social media. So, advertising jobs on social media is a no-brainer when it comes to job visibility, reach, and access to top talent.  But there’s a caveat. The competition is fierce. According to Adweek, 92% of employers use social media as a recruitment tool. This means more employers are constantly… Read more »

6 Catchy Job Posting Phrases to Hook Candidates

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Have you ever spotted catchy job posting phrases that immediately caught your attention? That’s effective language at work. Catchy job posting headlines hook candidates just as much as the images you have on your career site, or the perks you offer. Here are 6 examples I found in job postings from Indeed and LinkedIn: 1…. Read more »

7 Ways to Scale Company Culture…Fast!

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Your company is growing fast. Congratulations! You’re busy keeping up with new clients, establishing better processes, and hiring new talent. But unfortunately, company culture is falling off your plate. Company culture is extremely important. But, if you’re growing rapidly, culture might not be your top priority. So, how can you scale company culture…fast? Glad you… Read more »

20 Top Recruiting Podcasts for HR Pros

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Recruiting podcasts are a great way to stay updated on the latest talent acquisition. To save you time searching, I put together this list of 20 recruiting podcasts to listen to right now. Let’s get started: The Contract Recruiter Podcast In this recruiting podcast, Eloise Sutton-Kirkby takes you on a global tour of contract recruitment…. Read more »

Remote First vs Remote Friendly: How to Create a Clear Policy

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There is a big difference between being a remote friendly vs remote first company. There are also many logistical and financial implications of choosing between these 2 business models. Before making this choice, you must consider the pros and cons of a remote first vs remote friendly business model. Once you’ve decided which way to… Read more »

5 Tips to Attract Top Talent with “Website Job Descriptions”

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Effective recruitment involves many tactics, tools, and methods. The job description is one of the most essential elements of effective talent acquisition. When structured, optimized, and written well, a “website job description” (aka a JD on your career site) drives your recruitment process forward and inspires the best talent to apply for your roles. Here… Read more »

5 Tips for Writing a Job Description Template

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Writing a job description template is a great way to ensure consistency (and get more applies). Especially if you’re working with a big team. Here are 5 tips to get you started writing your own: 1. Eliminate Biased Words Words matter, especially if you’re writing a job description template. If your JDs are full of… Read more »