3 Tips for Post-Pandemic Employer Branding

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the business world. About 30% of employees have reported that their work and private life had worsened, prompting business leaders to focus more on talent retention. Businesses are now struggling to find (and retain) talent. While many factors in the “new normal” influence employee acquisition and… Read more »

5 Tips for Diversity and Inclusion Training

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More brands are going all-in on company culture. And the foundation for most of them is diversity and inclusion training.  If you are just getting started or want to fine-tune your diversity and inclusion training, these 5 tips might help. But first, why the new spotlight on D&I training?  Why is diversity and inclusion training… Read more »

5 Examples of Neurodiversity Hiring Programs

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20% of the adult population is neurodiverse, and 80% are unemployed. Here are 5 companies using a neurodiversity hiring program to find (and employ) more neurodivergent talent. 1. Chevron Name of neurodiversity hiring program: Chevron’s Neurodiversity Program The Gist: A 12 week paid internship program to match neurodiverse talent to appropriate job roles. This internship… Read more »

7 Tools to Attract Black Tech Talent

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93% of industry leaders agree diversity is a top priority. But, the percentage of Black tech talent is lagging. In the U.S., only 7% of the total “techies” are Black — a small number compared to Black people living in America. Currently, there are about 700,000 unfilled tech jobs in the U.S. So, if you’re… Read more »

7 Examples of Diversity Pipeline Programs

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Building a diversity pipeline taps into broader talent pools and strengthens company culture. Some of the biggest global brands use diversity pipeline programs to find talent from underrepresented groups. Here are 7 examples: 1. FedEx — HBCU Partnership  FedEx launched a Historically Black University (HBCU) student ambassador program, partnering with 8 notable HBCUs. FedEx’s partnership… Read more »

5 Great Employer Branding Tools

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95% percent of job seekers say an employer’s reputation impacts their decision to apply (or not). Employer branding tools help you create an impactful image. And keep track of your success. I found 5 tools you might want to try. Before we dive in, here’s why “employer branding” is so important. The value of employer… Read more »

3 Free Job Description Templates for Google Docs

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Using cloud-based job description software is becoming the norm. Google Docs is one of them. I found 3 free job description templates (Google Docs-friendly) you might find helpful. But before we dive into the JD templates, let’s discuss why it’s so popular. And why other cloud-based tools might be better for your JD writing needs…. Read more »

7 Examples of Inclusive Job Descriptions

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Having an inclusive company starts with having inclusive job descriptions. Ready to get started? Check out these 7 inclusive job description examples for inspiration (and tips). 1. Explore an alternative to “years of experience” Listing a requirement for years of experience might intimidate some applicants. Years of experience doesn’t always mean a candidate is a… Read more »

5 Examples of an “Executive” Job Description [+1 free template]

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Executives are the face of your company. An executive job description template summarizes the scope of work, expectations, and benefits change-makers in your company can expect when filling a role. An accurate and inclusive job description helps you attract the best execs capable of driving your organizational goals. Here are 5 examples of an executive JD… Read more »

3 Tips for Creating an Inclusive Recruitment Campaign

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If you want to build a magnetic employer brand and access a large talented pool of candidates, you’ll need to focus on diversity and inclusivity. When you’re creating a new inclusive recruitment campaign, there are key pieces that improve your chances of attracting top talent. Here are 3 tips I find most useful (to help you… Read more »

25 of the Most-Used Exclusionary Words [in Job Ads]

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Exclusionary words (aka biased language) creep their way into job descriptions more than you think. To find the most used, I reviewed 10,000 real JDs analyzed by Ongig from February 19, 2021, to February 19, 2022. The most-used exclusionary words fall into these bias categories: race age elitism sexual orientation (LGBTQ+) disability former felons mental… Read more »

7 Examples of a Manager Job Description Template [+ 1 free to copy/paste]

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700+ people search for some variation of “manager job description template” on Google every month. In this blog, you’ll find: the definition of “manager” 7 examples of manager job descriptions a free copy/paste template to help you write your own manager JD Note: I ran the job postings through Ongig’s Text Analyzer software to ensure… Read more »

How Does Data Driven Recruitment Help Attract Top Talent?

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Using data driven recruitment makes you 2X as likely to improve recruiting. And 3X more likely to lower cost (and gain efficiency). Data driven recruiting tools allow you to rely on concrete numbers to shape your hiring decisions. How does data driven recruitment work? In recruiting, “data driven recruitment” means gathering and measuring prospect data… Read more »

2 Examples of an Excel Job Description Template [+ free downloads]

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There are hundreds of online JD templates in different formats. If you’re still for using an Excel job description template, I found 2 useful (and downloadable) examples. Before we dive in, let’s touch on why Excel remains a mainstay in some companies. Why create a job description template in Excel? (or not) While leading enterprises… Read more »

3 Examples of Subtle Bias [in Job Descriptions]

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Subtle bias in job descriptions is more common than you think. And it deters diverse candidates from applying for your jobs. So what is it? Subtle bias is hidden. It’s a: “discrete prejudice or preference toward a certain group, person, or thing that can drive one’s decisions and actions.”  (source: AnnualsReviews.org) It’s also another word… Read more »