How to Set Successful DEIB Goals for Your Team: 8 Tips

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Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) initiatives have been on quite a rollercoaster ride in recent years. Organizations find themselves at a crossroads when it comes to DEIB goals. So, should they retain these initiatives as standalone directives? Or should they integrate them into the broader organizational narrative?  Groups have spoken out regarding the former,… Read more »

10 Tips for Using Inclusive Language in Job Descriptions

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Using inclusive language is one of the top best practices in writing job descriptions. It improves your chances to attract diversity as well as the best candidates because it widens the net to include as many qualified candidates as possible. What is inclusive language? Hubspot, in its great article How to Use & Promote Inclusive Language at Your… Read more »

Are Performance Reviews Outdated? How to Boost Your Team

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The world of work is changing. Many organizations have turned to contract-based, contingent, and gig workers for multiple roles in their routine operations. Last year, the US saw nearly 64 million freelancers, which made up 38% of the workforce. These large-scale shifts in the workforce led to many newfound talent management considerations from an employer’s perspective…. Read more »

Recruiting Automation Software: 7 Helpful Examples to Grow Your Team

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Recruiting automation software has become increasingly essential in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. It helps recruiters and HR teams automate repetitive tasks. So these tasks include posting job openings, screening resumes, and scheduling interviews. Leveraging the power of technology, recruiting automation software helps you focus your time and energy on building relationships with candidates and making… Read more »

10 Free Fixes to Remove Gender Bias from your Job Postings in 2024

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If you want to attract more female candidates, a good place to start is to eliminate your job description gender bias. Job description gender bias is the easiest lever for you to pull to hire more women. The 80/20 Rule is in effect here. Well, almost. You can remove about 70% of job description gender… Read more »

Are DEI Initiatives Effective? 9 Helpful Signs of Rebounding in 2024

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In the ever-changing DEI landscape, many organizations face obstacles in fostering an inclusive environment. Yet, as we venture into 2024, there are encouraging signs indicating a resurgence in DEI initiatives and commitment despite previous setbacks.  Are DEI Initiatives Effective? 9 compelling indicators:  1. Senior Leadership Support for DEI Initiatives Capterra’s overall survey revealed that 58%… Read more »

How to Craft Compelling Job Descriptions Using Storytelling

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First impressions matter, and your job descriptions are often the initial touchpoint between your organization and potential candidates. That’s why it’s so important to understand how to craft compelling job descriptions. Research shows that 5 out of 10 job seekers will not apply for a role if they perceive the job description to be of… Read more »

Hiring Gig Workers: 7 Useful Tips to Build Your Team

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The gig workforce continues to boom as organizations cope with the post-pandemic economy in recent years. There’s a skill and labor market shortage worldwide as some members of the workforce experience shifting career priorities. And that’s where it might be useful to start hiring gig workers. Many workers have embraced gig and contractual positions for greater… Read more »

7 Best Practices for the Career Development of Black Employees

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Supporting your employees and providing them with opportunities for career development is essential for increasing employee satisfaction and retention. But today, we want to focus on African American employees, who are often underrepresented when it comes to career advancement.  They need personalized career growth plans that address the dimensions of diversity that affect their career… Read more »

The 6 Key Steps for Job Description Management Software (2024 Update)

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You need an automated system for job description management to post and fill jobs faster. Here are the key steps I recommend for your effective job description management: 1) Job Description Library If you’re reading this, I’ll assume your current job description management process is not cutting it. Let’s start from the beginning… You’re going… Read more »

6 Easy Ways to Use AI and Automation for Candidate Experience

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Over the past few years, we’ve heard about all kinds of magical features that AI and automation offer. Social media was buzzing with ways to get rich without breaking a sweat using AI.  But, while many of those discussions were overblown to attract more people to the topic, AI indeed brings various benefits to the… Read more »

10+ Top Tools for Eliminating Racial Bias in Job Ads in 2024

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Racial bias can be present (knowingly or unknowingly) in every aspect of the hiring process. We found 10 tools for eliminating racial bias from job descriptions to resume screening to interviewing. 1. Ongig’s Job Description Text Analyzer Racial bias is often present in job descriptions and there are text analyzer tools that can help remove… Read more »

A List of the Top 10 Textio Competitors to Know

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Writing job descriptions can be a real headache. It takes a lot of time, and sometimes without even realizing, our words can show unintentional biases. That’s why using a tool like Textio keeps your written content effective and unbiased. In effect, it is able to engage talent from all backgrounds. Augmented writing technology (& Textio… Read more »

7 Top DEI Tools to Create an Inclusive Team

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DEI tools help evaluate and improve your organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion.  They use technology to collect and analyze data (or automate) DEI efforts. Here’s how DEI tools can help you create an inclusive team:  They detect and address hiring biases through crafting job descriptions,  anonymizing resumes, anonymous interviews, and skills-based assessments. Also, many of… Read more »

The Ultimate List of 20 Hiring Best Practices

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Hiring best practices refer to established and tested methods for attracting, selecting, and onboarding the best candidates for an organization’s job openings. Following these practices, HR can reduce their cost and time of hire, increase hiring quality, and enhance the overall recruitment process.  According to LinkedIn’s Future of Recruiting Report, 87% of recruiting professionals say… Read more »