Diversity and Inclusion Manager: The Rising Role

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The Diversity and Inclusion Manager role has been rising since 2022, according to Linkedin, and at the start of 2023. Why? Most organizations realize the importance of a diverse workforce. A Diversity and Inclusion Manager helps organizations achieve their goals for creating inclusive workplaces. In this post, you’ll find: The answer to “Who is a… Read more »

5 Helpful Tips to Improve Your Diversity Hiring Strategy

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Having a variety of people from different backgrounds is important. It lets you find top talent from all around the world. If you’re not focusing on inclusive recruiting practices (or making diversity a priority), you’re failing to attract the best and the brightest to your business. So, it’s time to start focusing on your diversity hiring… Read more »

7+ Examples of Allyship in the Workplace (2024 Update)

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How can you build allyship in the workplace? I found 7 examples of companies doing just that. But before we dive in, here’s what it means to be an ally at work.   What is allyship in the workplace? Being a good ally means you accept the privilege majority groups have in a professional setting… Read more »

6 Tips for Setting Diversity and Inclusion Performance Goals

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For your organization to stay competitive in a diverse and global world, incorporate DEI practices into your everyday operations. Research from McKinsey & Co. shows companies with a diverse workforce experience 36% more returns than non-diverse ones. But setting diversity and inclusion performance goals isn’t an easy, one-time task. The process requires commitment for success…. Read more »

How to Attract Diverse Talent: 7 Helpful Tips to Write InclusiveJob Ads (2023)

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Do you want to make sure your job ads grab the attention of all kinds of people? Then, you’re in the right place. So, do you need to make your talent search more inclusive to attract diverse talent? Here are 7 tips for writing job descriptions to attract diverse candidates: 1. Avoid exclusionary words to… Read more »

Equity vs Equality in the Workplace: What’s the Difference?

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There’s a high volume of searches for “equity vs equality in the workplace” on Google each month, so I decided to write this blog to help remove any confusion between the two. In this blog, you’ll find: a definition of equality vs equity in the workplace tips on using both terms in your job descriptions… Read more »

7 Helpful Steps for a D&I Strategy [2024 Update]

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Top companies are talking about Diversity & Inclusion in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. But how do you implement a diversity and inclusion strategy? Developing an effective strategy for managing diversity starts with a conversation and is followed by action. Here are 7 steps we found for implementing a diversity strategy for… Read more »

10 Examples of Non-Inclusive Language (2023 Update)

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Barack Obama famously said: “We are at a time in our country’s history that inclusive language is better than exclusive language.” But he didn’t say much about what NON-inclusive language to avoid. What words do you NOT WRITE so you don’t offend the reader. What words do you NOT SAY, so you don’t turn off… Read more »

5 Examples of Inclusive Recruiting Practices

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Having a diverse team is good for your bottom line. Companies with a more diverse workforce experience 36% more returns than non-diverse ones. Plus, 76% of candidates and employees from different backgrounds prefer to work for co.s focused on inclusive culture.  If you want to build your DEI hiring strategy, here are 5 examples of… Read more »

The Top 5 “DEI Words” [+ their acronyms]

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You likely use DEI words (or their acronyms) in JDs and other HR content. Here are 5 of the most common we find (plus, examples of how brands use them): diversity inclusion equity belonging accessibility Let’s dive in. Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Diversity and inclusion are 2 closely related concepts – but they are not… Read more »

The 2024 (Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion) DEI Events Calendar You Need

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Introducing the 2024 DEI Events Calendar! DEI stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion. So, this calendar is packed with events celebrating diversity, discussing important issues, and promoting inclusivity. From commemorating historical moments to sparking conversations, each event is a chance to learn, connect, and make a difference. Join us as we explore why each event… Read more »

4 Fair Chance Hiring Laws that Affect Job Descriptions

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An estimated 70 million people in the United States have some form of criminal history, whether a formal arrest or a conviction. To regulate how “justice-involved” people are treated during hiring, various fair chance hiring laws require employers to treat them fairly. These so-called ‘ban the box’ laws seek to give formerly incarcerated people a fair… Read more »

7 Top DEI Roles and Responsibilities

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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 »

Gender Diversity and Women in Tech: 5 Facts That You Need to Know

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Gender diversity has become more and more critical to company culture and business outcomes with each passing year. However, only 25% of computer occupations are performed by women, according to the Pew Research Center. To talk more about women in tech, we gathered numbers from proprietary data. So, this is what companies tell the public… Read more »

What is Diversity Recruiting?

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Making your company more inclusive means prioritizing diversity and making it a part of your company policies, activities, and operations.  That includes diversity in recruiting.  Below we explore the meaning of diversity recruiting, why diversity in recruitment is important, and why it’s a powerful tool for building better (and more profitable) businesses. Plus, we look… Read more »