6 Easy Tips for Recruiting People of Color [or BIPOC]

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A key focus for companies is on how to recruit people of color. We found 6 easy tips for recruiting people of color (POC) or Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC). 1. Create diversity goals to recruit applicants of color Diversity and inclusion goals, especially for hiring people of color, can be documented and shared… Read more »

5 Best Practices to Avoid Discriminatory Language

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Discriminatory language is often found in the workplace, even if it’s used unconsciously. Here are 5 best practices we found to avoid using discriminatory words in your job descriptions, during interviews, and more: 1. Use people-first language Using people-first language is one way to avoid derogatory language in job descriptions. What is people-first language? This… Read more »

75 Top Job Titles [Most-Searched by Candidates]

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Job titles are the core of the workplace. During on research for Job Titles: The Definitive Guide, we found a list of the 75 titles most searched by candidates. The top job titles are from various departments like HR, marketing, sales, customer service, administrative, operations, engineering, design, legal, accounting, and more. We created the word cloud… Read more »

Top 10 Catchy Job Postings

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Catchy job postings are a great way to attract potential candidates. I found 10 companies using creative job titles, images, or catchy phrases for job postings that might make candidates take a second look. Bud Light In August, Bud Light Seltzer was hiring for a new marketing position, Chief Meme Officer. “Great Seltzer. Bad Memes,”… Read more »

Eliminating Bias from Hiring [Neurodiversity Virtual Event Recap]

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On October 14th I attended the Neurodiversity Rising — Eliminating Bias in Hiring virtual conference hosted by Neurodiversity in the Workplace (NITW). This was the event line up:     Key Takeaways The virtual conference was informative and the speakers had a powerful message.  Here are some informational nuggets that you might find useful for neurodiversity hiring. What… Read more »

5 Great Diversity Recruiting Websites

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Some of you have asked for free diversity recruiting websites to help navigate through the new D&I world. We found 5 diversity websites that help support these efforts. We also list some D&I tools and job boards at the bottom. Enjoy! Ongig’s Free D&I Articles & Reports     When I think of diversity recruiting… Read more »

Latino vs Latinx — Which is Politically Correct?

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There’s a lot of debate around Latino vs Latinx, and which is politically correct. In this article, I discuss: Latino vs Latina — masculine vs feminine language What is Latinx vs Latino? — Latinx origin and when to use Latinx vs Latino How do you pronounce Latinx? Latine vs Latinx — is one more politically… Read more »

5 Examples of Employers Using “Dream Job” Marketing Pages

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Employers get a lot of buzz out of advertising a “dream job”. A dream job can be an evergreen position or a special one-time job (see Chief Hiking Officer below). Here are 5 examples I found: Devil’s Brewing Company’s Chief Hiking Officer In June, Devil’s Brewing advertised an opening for Chief Hiking Officer which could… Read more »

25 Examples of Biased Language

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Examples of biased language are scattered throughout the English vocabulary. After researching hundreds of bias-words (past and present), we found 25 examples common enough to bring to your attention. Ongig’s Text Analyzer software, which flags these and many more exclusionary words, provides suggestions for alternatives to such biased words. We share those recommendations below too…. Read more »

The Top 20 Executive Assistant Job Tiles [with Descriptions]

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Executive Assistant titles are some of the most-searched roles for an administrative team. After reviewing 50+ assistant titles, here is what we found: Executive Assistant vs Administrative Assistant  — We explain the differences and similarities. Executive Assistant Hierarchy — The standard hierarchy of executive assistant and admin assistant positions. A list of 25 Executive Assistant… Read more »

The Top 12 Career Site Self-Service Tools

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Forty-two percent of the Fortune 500 use a career site self-service tool for a reason. It lets them change their career pages on the fly. That lets you solve just about any recruiting-related problem. Need a new Interns page: Bam! Need a new diversity page: Bam! Need to leverage the newest AI search technology from… Read more »

10 Effective Taleo ATS Job Page “Overlays” [2020 Update]

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Your job postings are a key piece of your recruitment strategy. And if you’re a Taleo client there’s a good chance you’re considering enhancing your job postings. The top-level goals of your job postings are to: Attract the candidate Engage the candidate Convert the candidate With these goals in mind, you’ll want to look at… Read more »

10+ Examples of an Awesome Diversity Report

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A diversity report is like a snapshot of a companies workforce diversity efforts. We found 10 examples of awesome diversity reports from top companies. They are awesome because they have stand-out features like video, colorful visuals, meaningful hashtags, case studies, and more. eBay Diversity Report Release: May 2020 Headline: Our 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Report… Read more »

150 Famous Transgender People

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We found many famous transgender people as part of our research on successful diverse people. This list of 150 famous transgender celebrities include models, athletes, entrepreneurs, activists, musicians, authors, and more. Famous Transgender Models We found quite a few famous transgender models. Many of them have been very successful despite some adversity. Here are all the most… Read more »

Top 10 Diversity Mission Statements

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An exceptional diversity mission statement sends a powerful message. We found 10 examples of diversity mission statements that fit the bill. How to Write a Diversity Mission Statement (7 Learnings) When we reviewed the 10 diversity statement examples below, we found a lot in common. Some commonalities included themes such as: Inclusive Language. The best diversity… Read more »