Overcoming Unconscious Bias with Collaborative Intelligence

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Unconscious bias is a tale as old as human civilization itself, yet, it still rears its head in the 21st-century workplace. Unchecked unconscious bias in an organization can limit your company’s growth and development…and detract from a positive work culture.  The good news is that you can overcome unconscious bias through a combination of natural… Read more »

AI and DEI Evolution: How to Craft a More Inclusive Workplace

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AI and DEI are pillars of the modern workplace. It’s hard to ignore their collective impact on organizational goals and culture. AI (Artificial intelligence) unlocks new levels of productivity. While DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) boosts team performance by keeping employees satisfied. Naturally, mixing AI and DEI practices can really help your company. The way… Read more »

The Importance of Job Descriptions for Employers

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Importance of Job Descriptions

The importance of job descriptions for employers is vital to the hiring process. JDs show your unique culture and set employee expectations. To create quality JDs, you’ll need to do more than list the basic tasks, requirements, and skills for a position.  For instance, your JDs should include your company’s core values and social responsibilities…. Read more »

What is Conscious Inclusion?

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Inclusion-based workplaces have advantages. Including improved employee emotional well-being and retention. So, how can you practice “conscious inclusion” at work?   One way is conscious inclusion training to help prevent bias and conflicts that arise when you least expect them.  What is Conscious Inclusion? Before we dive into inclusion training and examples, let’s define “conscious… Read more »

8 Examples of a Content Bias Scanner

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Content Bias Scanner

How do you ensure the content you create doesn’t deter or offend anyone who reads it? A content bias scanner can help you write…bias-free. Content bias scanners are great for any modern-day organization, but there’s no standard solution. So we’ve created a list of 8 top content bias scanners to help you find the best… Read more »

5 Examples of a SHRM Job Description Template

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Inclusive and concise JDs attract the best talent. And the pros at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) support efficient hiring practices, including writing great job descriptions (JDs). Here are 5 examples of a SHRM job description template to help streamline your search for top performers. I’ve added tips to each for optimal results. Let’s… Read more »

7 Top DEI Roles and Responsibilities

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DEI roles

You’ll spot the acronym DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) almost everywhere — from LinkedIn listings to JDs, and the trending social posts of thought leaders. It’s a sign that more employers are putting in the time and effort to attract and retain a diverse workforce.  And it’s with good reason since studies show 76% of… Read more »

What Does Inclusive Culture Mean? +Helpful Tips

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The term “inclusive culture” has become a buzzword in recent years. We see it on LinkedIn discussions, organizational policies, and job descriptions. But, it’s far more than a fancy fad among progressive employers.  So, what does an inclusive culture mean? “Inclusive culture” describes a positive environment that promotes harmony and collaboration among co-workers of all… Read more »

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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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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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 [2022 Update]

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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 »