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?
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
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)
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
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
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
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?
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?
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?
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
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 »
3 Tips for Recruiting Gen Z
As Gen Z enters the workforce, they’re looking for fair pay, remote/hybrid options, robust benefits, and healthy work environments. When it comes to recruiting Gen Z, you need to go above and beyond what you’ve done in the past. That includes showcasing what’s unique about your workplace culture and using different avenues to grab the… Read more »
5 Tips for Writing Job Ads [to Attract Diverse Talent]
A high apply rate doesn’t always translate into a diverse talent pool. If this sounds like your company, you might need to tweak your job ads (and where you post them). Here are 5 tips on writing job ads to attract diverse talent. 1. Eliminate bias from your job ads Writing job ads with bias can… Read more »
How to Write a Gender Neutral Job Description [3 Tips]
Research shows removing all gender-coded words from your job descriptions boosts apply rates by 29% and decreases cost per application by 41% (source — Appcast). These findings might make you curious about how to write a gender neutral job description. In this post, I’ll dig into 3 tips for writing gender neutral JDs. But first,… Read more »
The Top 6 Barriers to DEIB [+ How to Break Them]
Imagine a Black employee comes to you with complaints of their manager being discriminative against Black employees with natural afros. And then an LGBTQ+ employee complains fellow employees are being discriminative. But you’re not sure how to handle the 2 situations. Why? Because you might not have a DEIB policy in place. Several studies show… Read more »