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 »

7 “Must-Knows” about Job Postings with Salary Information [+ without]

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Despite growing pay equity and transparency developments, many employers still hesitate to show their job postings with salary info.  According to Payscale’s 2022 Compensation Best Practices, 68% of organizations share pay ranges with employees, but only 22% do so in the job ad. Many studies reveal that Gen Z and millennials are more interested in… Read more »

Women and Software Engineering: 5 Facts On Gender Diversity

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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 push the conversation on women in tech forward, we’ve compiled statistics through proprietary data, public company reporting, and government sources… Read more »

A List of 7 Textio Competitors

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Writing job descriptions is time-consuming, and bias can easily creep its way in with the words you use to write them. That’s why using a tool like Textio keeps your written content effective and unbiased (to engage talent from all backgrounds). Augmented writing technology saves your team time writing JDs too. Why use a tool like… 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 »

10+ Top Employer Branding Podcasts

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If you want to brush up on all things “EB,” here are 10+ employer branding podcasts from HR pros. These podcasts will give you an edge in using employer branding to attract top talent. The Employer Branding Podcast Join Jorgen Sundberg for this employer branding podcast filled with practical tips for talent attraction and branding… Read more »

How to Build a Talent Pipeline (8 Easy Steps)

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Creating a talent pipeline as part of your recruitment strategy can help your company find the right person for your vacant jobs, who will bring new skills and add to your company culture.  Building a talent pipeline requires a proactive approach where you identify, engage and nurture prospective talent over time. This can help you… Read more »

100 Top DEIB and HR Influencers

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To stay on top of the latest in HR trends, you need to follow (and get updates from) top HR influencers.  This list of 100 Top HR Influencers comes from blogs and articles featuring HR influencers who live and breathe all things HR and DEI. They are top consultants, practitioners, and authorities in their fields… Read more »

13 Top Recruitment Marketing Podcasts

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Add these top 13 recruitment marketing podcasts to your schedule, or listen while completing another task (my favorite time for podcasts is when I cook). Podcasts are easy to squeeze in (and mostly free), making them a great way to stay up to date on the latest. Here are 13 must-listens for recruitment marketing: The… Read more »

7 Tips for Attracting Top Talent

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The top candidates have so many choices when it comes to where they want to work. So, it’s increasingly challenging to attract them. As a recruiter, you need to have the right strategies for attracting top talent, because they have a massive impact on the performance of any company. And even once you’ve recruited talented… Read more »

Fair Chance Hiring — What does it mean for job postings?

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Hiring former felons might be at the bottom of your list as a recruiter. But consider that 1 in 3 Americans has a criminal record. So you’ll likely find yourself screening and interviewing them.  Plus, California and New York have Fair Chance Hiring laws prohibiting employers from asking about the criminal record of candidates before… Read more »

How Long Should a Job Description Be?

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You’ve probably heard how important it is to make JDs engaging and inclusive. It’s a proven way to attract top talent without restricting your search and harming your reputation. But did you know the length of your JD matters too?  The best-performing job descriptions are usually between 300-700 words. In most cases, “less is more.”… Read more »

What Does “Inclusive Culture” Mean?

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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 Must-Know Pay Equity Laws for Hiring

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Being clear and transparent about employee compensation is a step towards pay equity. So, more and more states are starting to require it in job postings. And, many companies are listing salary info even if it’s not required by law. Are you compliant? Pay equity laws vary based on the state you are hiring in…. Read more »