The 1 Word that Most Often Gets Recruiters in Trouble [2022 Update]

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The word “lead” seems harmless enough, right? I use it all the time. But, lead is a “masculine-themed” word, according to a study of job ads by the University of Waterloo and Duke University (Danielle Gaucher, Justin Friesen, Aaron C. Kay). What do they mean by a “masculine” word? The study opens with this key finding: “When job advertisements… Read more »

12 Ways to Get a SaaS Discount [from me, a software CEO]

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Do you need a discount on SaaS software? Some salespeople are going to hate me for what I’m about to share. But I don’t sell to them. I sell to (hopefully) you. Here it is: Almost every SaaS salesperson will give you some discount if you know how to ask. I’ve been selling enterprise SaaS for… Read more »

3 Recruiting Budget Templates [with Real Samples]

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How much do companies spend on recruiting? I found very few examples of a detailed recruiting budget template on the webosphere. So, I pinged my smart recruiting friends to help guide me. Below is what I found. 3 Recruiting Budget Template Approaches Let’s start with a recruiting goal in mind. How about 500 hires a… Read more »

Layoffs drop by 63% in March, the biggest decrease in 12 months [April 1, 2021 Update]

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April 1, 2021 Update Here are some COVID layoff highlights I’m seeing from Talent Airport (brought to you by Ongig & Friends) through midnight last night. Highlights & Observations from March 2021: Ongig’s Talent Airport showed a decrease in layoffs compared to February, the biggest drop since we start tracking a year ago. March’s reported layoffs decreased… Read more »

Neurodiversity: The Definitive Guide

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Did you know that about 1 in 7 people are neurodiverse? They include Bill Gates, Emily Dickinson, Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Whoopi Goldberg, Michelangelo and Charles Darwin. There are 150+ famous people with autism alone. The neurodiversity movement is strong. This article is meant to give you a high-level understanding of its impact on work… Read more »

The Top 20 Social Media Job Titles [by Popularity]

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What are the optimal social media job titles? I asked my team to help me analyze which social media titles work best. In this mini-report (the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide, you’ll find guidance on: Social Media Hierarchy — An org chart of where social media position titles fit. The 20 Most… Read more »

The Top 20 Communications Job Titles [Includes PR!]

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What are the optimal Communications job titles? I asked my team to help me analyze which Communications/Public Relations job titles work best. In this mini-report (the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide, you’ll find guidance on: Communications Job Titles Hierarchy — The standard for Communications/PR department positions The 20 Most Searched-For Communications Titles… Read more »

The Top 20 Diversity Titles [with Descriptions]

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Which diversity titles work best for you and your team? My team and I looked at the best practices at leading companies as well as the most popular diversity titles requested on Google (via ahrefs and Google’s Keyword Tool). This diversity title article is the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide. Enjoy!… Read more »

Top 20 Finance Job Titles

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Which finance job titles work best? I asked my team to help me analyze finance titles that both employers and candidates say are the most important. This Finance job title article is the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide. We provide some best practices on finance job titles such as Finance Job Titles… Read more »

The Top 20 Accounting Job Titles

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What are the optimal accounting job titles? I asked my team to help me analyze which accounting titles work best. In this mini-report (the latest chapter in Ongig’s Job Titles: The Definitive Guide, you’ll find guidance on: Accounting Job Titles Hierarchy — The standard for accounting department positions Most Searched-For Accounting Titles — A pie chart… Read more »

The Top 40 Job Titles in Human Resources

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Human Resources might have the most complicated set of job titles of any department. In this article, I share 4 pieces of research I hope will assist you in using the most effective HR job titles: HR Job Titles Hierarchy — An pyramid of the basic org chart  of HR teams Examples of the job… Read more »

The Top 20 C-Level Titles [with Descriptions]

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I compiled a list of C Level titles to help you think about the executive org chart. Below you’ll find 3 main sections: Two pie charts of the top C Level executive titles that candidates search for (one for corporate and one for non-profit, government, healthcare and other less traditional corporate industries). A list of… Read more »