What is “Diverse Slate” Hiring? (2024 Update)

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If you want to boost diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, a “diverse slate” hiring strategy is a great way to achieve this goal. Here’s a quick “diverse slate” definition: Diverse slate hiring is a talent acquisition strategy where you start with a diverse pool of qualified candidates. And, you’ll intentionally search for (and interview)… Read more »

How to Create Gender Neutral Job Descriptions: 9 Helpful Tools

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Companies with gender diversity outperform companies that aren’t by 15%. So, if you want a gender-diverse workforce (and the benefits that come with it), a great first step is creating gender neutral job descriptions.    The benefits of gender diversity extend far beyond the financial advantages. Did you know that a mix of different perspectives… Read more »

7 Free Job Description Template for Word Examples

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Job description templates are a huge time saver. That’s why we built the Template Builder feature of Ongig — large employers came to us asking for software to quickly create 100’s or 1,000’s of well-written job postings per month! Without templates, they’d be slow to get the job ads out the door and many would… Read more »

7 Best Job Description Builder Tools in 2024

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Job description Builder Tools

Do you want to create job descriptions online…that are consistent and bias-free? Here are 5 job description builder tools to help you: write more effective and inclusive JDs speed up your JD writing process create re-usable templates So you can attract top talent. Let’s dive in. 1. Ongig Text Analyzer Job Description Builder Text Analyzer… Read more »

HR Compliance: 4 Helpful Tools for You to Try

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Rules are important whether you’re baking a cake or hiring people. That’s where HR compliance comes into play. What is HR compliance? HR Compliance means your company follows the rules and regulations in your country, state, and municipality. So, it encompasses everything from creating JDs ( job descriptions) to company policies. It also extends to enforcing… Read more »

What is the Meaning of a Role Description?

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If your company is looking for exceptional and diverse candidates to fill a role, you first need to make a job description. Creating a well-rounded job description with a well-written (and inclusive) role description would be best to catch job applicants. But what is a role description? A role description is a dynamic document that… Read more »

The Ultimate List of Job Description Tips

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How do you find the perfect candidates for a role? The first step to finding great candidates is to have excellent job descriptions to attract and encourage top candidates to apply. We’re here to help with this list of job description tips for crafting the best JDs. Let’s dive in! Start with your JDs Getting… Read more »

The 7-Step Process for Writing Job Descriptions

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Process for Writing Job Descriptions

What is your process for writing job descriptions? Creating well-written and inclusive JDs helps you stand out from the thousands of companies hiring and get more applicants. Here are 7 tips to add to your process for success. 1. Use concise job titles Job titles are one of the most effective ways for candidates to find… Read more »

30+ Examples of an Exclusionary Synonym

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Exclusionary Synonym

What does exclusionary mean? The term is defined in different ways. Let’s define it and look at some examples of an exclusionary synonym. What does exclusionary mean? The Cambridge Dictionary defines exclusionary as: “causing someone or something not to be allowed to take part in an activity or to enter a place.” But this still needs… Read more »

9 Top Diversity Recruiting Platforms

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3 out of 4 (about 76%) of candidates say company diversity is essential when looking for jobs. But it’s not just job seekers looking at a company’s culture. A survey by Leger Marketing Inc. (on behalf of ESG Global Advisors and ACI Argyle Communications Inc.) found 68% of North American Companies have formal DEI strategies… Read more »

5 Tips for Editing Job Descriptions

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Editing Job Descriptions

Job descriptions (JDs) are often the first interaction with your company. And because first impressions last, it’s crucial to use your best content when editing job descriptions. Here 5 tips to try when you (or your team) creates JDs: 1. Use inclusive words  The Linguistic Society of America says inclusive language is: “language that acknowledges… Read more »