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 »

7+ Examples of a Bias-Free Language Guide

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bias free language guide

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 »