Should you Pay Higher Referral Bonuses for Diversity?

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Companies like Intel, Accenture, and Pinterest value referral bonuses for diversity. But should you pay higher bonuses to recruit candidates from underrepresented groups (e.g., BIPOC and women)? I think it’s a good idea. In this blog, you’ll find examples from industry pros who think you should. Plus, we touch on the legality of it.  … Read more »

5 Top Job Description Builder Tools [2022 Update]

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Do you want to create job descriptions online…that are consistent and bias-free? Here are 5 job description builder tools to help you: write more effective and inclusive JDs speed up your JD writing process create re-usable templates So you can attract top talent. Let’s dive in. 1. Ongig Text Analyzer Job Description Builder Text Analyzer… Read more »

The Difference Between Assistant vs. Associate in Job Ads [5 Examples]

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Assistant vs Associate…do you know which one to use in your job titles? While assistant and associate refer to people who take on a supporting role, each means something slightly different. Associate vs Assistant roles exist in various industries, from law to academia. Understanding the specifics of each will help you write the best job… Read more »

5 Examples of Diversity and Inclusion Training Courses [paid & free!]

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Do you need to invest in a diversity and inclusion certification for yourself (or your biz)? 67% of job seekers say diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is essential in their decision to stay in a job…or apply for a new one. Do I need a DEI Certification? You don’t need to have a diversity and… Read more »

12 Job Title Ideas for “Someone who does Everything”

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Do you need to hire someone who can “do it all”? I found 12 ideas of a job title for someone who does everything. But first, let’s look at the meaning of “Jack of all Trades”…and “Jill of all Trades.” Jack of all Trades meaning “Jack of all Trades”  started in the 1600s and describes… Read more »

Ongig’s Most-Read Articles of 2021

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Here are the 10 most-read articles on Ongig’s blog in 2021 (we wrote 107 articles total) . 557,469 people viewed just these 10 articles (1,648,654 people read all our articles). Thank you for reading them! 1. 25 Examples of Awesome Diversity Statements – 144,139 Views   2. Job Titles: The Definitive Guide – 106,280 Views… Read more »

5 Examples of an Internal Job Posting Template [2022 Update]

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Companies want internal candidates more than ever right now. If you are drafting your own internal job posting template, these 5 examples might help (you can copy and paste for free!). Before we dive in, let’s define what “internal job posting” means. What is an internal job posting? When you recruit from your current employee… Read more »

15 Funny HR Quotes [to make you Laugh or Cry!]

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At Ongig, we like to mix the serious task of writing inclusive job descriptions with a little light-heartedness. So here are 15 funny human resources quotes to brighten your day. Enjoy! 15 Funny HR quotes (from actors, authors, presidents & more) “Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group… Read more »

5 Companies Hiring People with ADHD

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Top execs like Jenny Dearborn (Chief People Officer at Klaviyo) and Damien Hooper-Campbell (Chief Diversity Officer at Zoom) pictured below…and many others have found success despite their ADHD diagnosis. Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are 30% more likely to have issues with employment. But some brands are working to lower these statistics. Here… Read more »

50+ Quotes about Diversity and Inclusion [2023 Update]

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At Ongig, we like to celebrate all people. So I created this list of 50+ inclusive quotes about diversity and inclusion to celebrate our differences. They are from CEOs, world leaders, writers, actors, activists, and more. I hope enjoy these inclusiveness quotes! Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace Quotes Let’s start the list with some… Read more »

7 Examples of an Executive Assistant Job Description [+ a free template]

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“Executive assistant job description” is one of the most-searched JD templates I’ve seen. This tells me thousands of people (5,000+ a month to be exact!) want to know how to write one of their own. In this post, you’ll find: 7 of the most-common executive assistant duties (to use in your JDs) 7 of the… Read more »

What does “Individual Contributor” mean?

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The phrase, individual contributor (IC), shows up often in job descriptions. So, what does IC mean? Let’s define it, along with some examples of where (and why) you might use it in your JDs. Individual Contributor Meaning   We here at Ongig define individual contributor is…an employee who is only responsible for managing themselves. An… Read more »

20 Examples of Employers Dropping College Degree Requirements [and Why]

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Google does it. So do Apple, IBM, Tesla, UPS, and many more. What do these companies have in common? They’re all removing the requirement of a college degree from their job descriptions. According to some leaders, business leaders, millions of jobs requiring a 4-year degree can be done without that level of education. Former IBM… Read more »

3 Easy Tips to Use Microsoft Word’s Readability Feature

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Did you know you can test for readability in Microsoft Word? It’s one of the hidden features of the software. Here are 3 tips on using it. Plus, when we recommend not to. Tip 1: How to find the Microsoft Word Readability feature How can you find (and turn on) the readability feature on Microsoft… Read more »

Is “POC” friendly?

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Is “POC” friendly language? It’s not a simple answer. In this blog, I answer the question what does POC mean?  And, help shed some light on the confusion around POC and IF you should use it (or not).  What does “POC” stand for?  In diversity, POC means “People/Person of Color” in North America and “People/Person… Read more »