6 Ways to Foster Belonging in the Workplace

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6 ways to foster belonging in the workplace

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 »

6 Catchy Job Posting Phrases to Hook Candidates

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catchy job posting phrases

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 Inclusive Phrases for your Job Descriptions [& more]

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inclusive phrases

Successful hiring goes beyond listing requirements, qualifications, and benefits. Adding inclusive phrases to your job descriptions helps attract top talent from a diverse pool of candidates. Here are 7 examples of phrases to make people from underrepresented groups feel included when reading your JDs, careers sites, diversity pages, and more:   1. “All Genders” Phrases… Read more »

5 Free Sample Job Descriptions Templates

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job description sample template

Job descriptions are like the welcome mats to your company. If you want to keep them consistent (and make candidates feel right at home before going through the front door) templates are a great tool. Here are 5 sample job description templates to help you get started: Sample Job Description Template — Ongig (just copy,… Read more »

6 Examples of Gender-Inclusive Language

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Gender-Inclusive Language Examples

Being “gender-inclusive” eliminates inaccurate clichés and negative stereotypes. It also improves communications, productivity, and equality. Here are 6 gender-inclusive language examples you can use in daily conversations, job postings, emails, meetings, and more. 1. Humankind  If your company’s mission is to “share a desire to improve mankind” or you create “innovative solutions that benefit mankind,”… Read more »

5 Tips for Updating Job Descriptions

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updating job descriptions

Times change, and so have job descriptions. Today, long, fancy titles and never-ending lists of daily duties that worked 10 years ago might appear archaic or insensitive. If you’re like most companies, updating job descriptions is a top priority. If you need (or want) to update your JDs, here are 5 tips to get you… Read more »

5+ Examples of a Job Title Generator

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Job Title Generator

Compelling job ads start with powerful titles that connect with candidates. Some companies use a job title generator to find the best titles for their roles.  Adding highly descriptive words to make your JD stand out is tempting. But you’ll want to ensure your titles are clear, specific, and searchable if you want top talent… Read more »

5 Types of “Diversity Language” in Job Descriptions

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diversity language in job postings

Diversity language in job descriptions attracts talent from underrepresented groups. And encourages them to apply. So, how do you describe diversity in your job descriptions? Here are 5 examples of “diversity language” I find in JDs. Some are more obvious than others. 1. Diversity Statement A diversity statement in your JD shows a company’s commitment… Read more »

5 Examples of EEO Taglines for Job Postings

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eeo tagline for job postings

EEO taglines for job postings are required for all U.S. federal contractors. Many public companies use them to show they take diversity seriously. An EEO tagline is a company commitment showing you won’t accept (or reject) a candidate based on their background (including race, religion, age, physical/mental ability, gender, etc.). They include the words: “(Company… Read more »

5 Examples of a CEO Diversity Pledge

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CEO Diversity Pledges

A CEO diversity pledge brings execs together to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. CEOs from various industries sign diversity pledges to create a foundation for their inclusion initiatives. Here are 5 examples: 1. CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Pledge In 2016, US Chairman and senior partner Tim Ryan started the push for a diversity… Read more »

7 Examples of Diversity Pipeline Programs

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Diversity Pipeline Programs

Building a diversity pipeline taps into broader talent pools and strengthens company culture. Some of the biggest global brands use diversity pipeline programs to find talent from underrepresented groups. Here are 7 examples: 1. FedEx — HBCU Partnership  FedEx launched a Historically Black University (HBCU) student ambassador program, partnering with 8 notable HBCUs. FedEx’s partnership… Read more »

5 Examples of an “Executive” Job Description [+1 free template]

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Executive Job Description Template

Executives are the face of your company. An executive job description template summarizes the scope of work, expectations, and benefits change-makers in your company can expect when filling a role. An accurate and inclusive job description helps you attract the best execs capable of driving your organizational goals. Here are 5 examples of an executive JD… Read more »