30 Top Diversity Job Boards for Employers [hiring POC, LGBTQ, Latinx & more]

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Is hiring for diversity a goal in your company? We found 30+ diversity job boards that might help with your search. I include the cost and tagline for each. The list of job boards for diversity is grouped, so it’s easier to navigate. In this article you will find: African American job boards Job boards for… Read more »

6 Examples of Employers with High Diversity and Inclusion Statistics

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More companies are reporting diversity and inclusion statistics than ever before. We found 6 employers whose diversity stats impress us. The 6 do well in: % of women and people of color in leadership roles % of board members who are people of color (POC) % of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) employees %… Read more »

Top 20 Call Center Job Titles [with Descriptions]

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What are the best call center job titles for you and your team? I reviewed 95 call center job titles searched for by candidates and employers to find the best titles for you to choose from. This is the latest chapter in Ongig’s series called Job Titles: The Definitive Guide. In this article, you’ll find: Contact… Read more »

7 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 »

49 HR Conferences & Webinars in 2021

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In 2020, human resources conferences saw a big disruption as a result COVID-19. Most conferences were forced to move virtual/online which is where we’ll see most HR conferences in 2021. This year is projected to have fewer conferences so we decided to include some human resource webinars to our list. We also added an HR… Read more »

7 Takeaways from Netflix’s First-Ever ‘Inclusion Report’

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Netflix’s first-ever inclusion report was released on January 13th. Like similar reports, it includes diversity and inclusion data. But we found 7 takeaways about inclusion and diversity at Netflix that are too good not to share. The inclusion report, published by Vernā Myers, VP of Inclusion Strategy, shows an in-depth look at internal Netflix diversity… Read more »

Colorado’s Equal Pay Act [7 Examples of New Language in Job Postings]

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In 2019, Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (EPEWA) passed the Senate in a 20-14 vote. The new rules went into effect on January 1, 2021. Women make 15 percent less than their male counterparts in Colorado, according to KOAA/U.S. Census Bureau. And the bill helps fix that via job posting changes: “The bill looks… Read more »

The U.S. Congress’ New Gender Neutral Language [14 terms are a no-no]

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On the first day of 2021 new rules were outlined for gender neutral language in the U.S. Congress. A press release from the House Committee on Rules outlined details of the package that is meant to promote inclusion and diversity. The release said a few changes would be made. They include: establishing the Select Committee… Read more »

When do you Capitalize Race? (the top 7 questions people ask)

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There are many questions about when to capitalize race. We looked up the top questions people ask via Google (thanks, ahrefs!). If you think the answer is easy (either yes or no to all), read on. There’s more nuance to this. Here are the top 7 questions people Googled about capitalizing race. Is Black capitalized? The… Read more »

5 Tips to Reach Board of Directors Diversity Requirements

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Companies are more focused on board of directors diversity than ever. The Harvard Business Review says: “in 2019, a record 59 percent of the directors added to the boards of S&P 500 companies were women or were men belonging to a racial or ethnic minority group.” Here are 5 tips to reach diverse board of directors requirements:  … Read more »

How to Recruit More Women in Engineering [From Data Director Stephanie Sibert]

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We recently blogged about 5 Tips for Recruiting Diversity in Engineering. This topic also came up during a Text Analyzer demo with Ongig’s new client, Curology. Stephanie Sibert, the Director of Data at Curology is passionate about diversity and so is the rest of the Curology team. We asked Stephanie to share her experiences as a… Read more »

Amazon Hires 1,400 People a Day [8 Tips on How They Do It]

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The Amazon high volume hiring spree continues. The e-commerce giant now hires 1,400 people a day. “Amazon added 427,300 employees between January and October, pushing its work force to more than 1.2 million people globally, up more than 50 percent from a year ago.” — The New York Times Here are 8 tips on how Amazon… Read more »

10 Examples of the Best Company Career Pages (2020)

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Your company career page is a vital piece of your digital recruiting strategy. It’s where candidates go to find out about you and decide whether to look into your job openings (or move on to the next company). With that in mind, if you want the best company career page the key is to focus… Read more »

10 Examples of Verbiage to Add to your Job Postings [Re: COVID-19]

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The coronavirus has changed how businesses operate, including recruiting new employees. More companies are mentioning COVID-19 in job descriptions in different ways. Main Message Communicated Safety (social distancing in physical offices, equipment (masks, gloves, sanitizers, etc.) Flexibility (flex schedules, work from home/remote, training to work from home) Direction (a date through which COVID work rules… Read more »

5 Tips for Recruiting Diversity in Engineering

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There has been a lack of diversity in engineering for years, and many companies are focusing on how to tackle this issue. We found 5 tips to help guide your recruiting diversity in tech efforts. But first, here are some stats on the most affected underrepresented groups: POC in tech According to Wired, people of… Read more »