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 »

3 Tools for Eliminating Sexist Language in Job Ads

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Using sexist language in your job ads might keep women or people from the LGBTQ+ community from applying. These 3 tools highlight sexist language in your job ads…and give options for replacements, so you can be more inclusive. The best part, while they find sexist language (or other biased words), they also help you craft… Read more »

6 Intern Job Description Samples [+ a free template]

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I saw that 150 peopled Googled “intern job description sample” last month. This tells me you might need help writing an intern JD of your own. In this post, you’ll find: 6 intern job description samples a FREE intern job description template to copy/paste Note: I ran all 6 examples through Ongig’s Text Analyzer software… Read more »

Top 15 Talent Acquisition Newsletters on LinkedIn

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Have you seen the new newsletters circulating on LinkedIn? Since there isn’t a search function on Linkedin for these newsletters yet, I did some research and put together a list of the biggest LinkedIn newsletters that focus on Talent Acquisition topics.  Note: Listed sorted by subscriber count (high to low). Subscriber counts and # of… Read more »

7 Tips to Remove Implicit Bias in Interviews

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White men make up around 85% of U.S. board members and execs. Despite the rise in diversity and inclusion efforts, bias still creeps into the hiring process. If you need to know how to remove implicit bias from your interviews, I found 7 ways. First, let’s define implicit bias (with some texture and examples).  What… Read more »

Diversity vs Merit — which is more important?

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Diversity vs merit…which is more important? This is a question on just about every CEO’s mind. And, some are speaking up on which they think carries more weight. In this article, we take a look at opinions from several execs and give you some texture around merit vs diversity (from their C-level perspective). Diversity vs… Read more »

6 Ways Big Brands Use “Diversity” in a Sentence

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When it comes to big brands using the word “diversity” in a sentence, it can often feel tokenized or misused.  For years, underrepresented groups have endured exclusionary treatment. But times are changing, and businesses are too. One way co.s show support for candidates (and employees) from diverse backgrounds is through their marketing language.  Here are… Read more »

7 Tips on How to Hire a Software Developer

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Do you need new ideas for how to hire a software developer? If you manage a tech recruitment team here are 7 tips to help you hire developers.  7 tips for Hiring Software Developers If your focus is hiring a software developer with good credentials, experience, and proven ability, we recommend following the tips below…. Read more »

Should you Pay Higher Referral Bonuses for Diversity?

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Companies like Intel, Accenture, and Pinterest value referral bonuses for diversity. But should you pay higher bonuses to recruit candidates from underrepresented groups (e.g., BIPOC and women)? I think it’s a good idea. In this blog, you’ll find examples from industry pros who think you should. Plus, we touch on the legality of it.  … Read more »

3 Top Job Description Builder Tools

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Do you want to create job descriptions online…that are consistent and bias-free? Here are 3 job description builder tools to help you: write more effective and inclusive JDs speed up your JD writing process create re-usable templates So you can attract top talent. Let’s dive in. 1. Ongig Text Analyzer Job Description Builder Text Analyzer… Read more »

The Difference Between Assistant vs. Associate in Job Ads [5 Examples]

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Assistant vs Associate…do you know which one to use in your job titles? While assistant and associate refer to people who take on a supporting role, each means something slightly different. Associate vs Assistant roles exist in various industries, from law to academia. Understanding the specifics of each will help you write the best job… Read more »

5 Examples of Diversity and Inclusion Training Courses [paid & free!]

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Do you need to invest in a diversity and inclusion certification for yourself (or your biz)? 67% of job seekers say diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is essential in their decision to stay in a job…or apply for a new one. Do I need a DEI Certification? You don’t need to have a diversity and… Read more »

12 Job Title Ideas for “Someone who does Everything”

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Do you need to hire someone who can “do it all”? I found 12 ideas of a job title for someone who does everything. But first, let’s look at the meaning of “Jack of all Trades”…and “Jill of all Trades.” Jack of all Trades meaning “Jack of all Trades”  started in the 1600s and describes… Read more »

Ongig’s Most-Read Articles of 2021

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Here are the 10 most-read articles on Ongig’s blog in 2021 (we wrote 107 articles total) . 557,469 people viewed just these 10 articles (1,648,654 people read all our articles). Thank you for reading them! 1. 25 Examples of Awesome Diversity Statements – 144,139 Views   2. Job Titles: The Definitive Guide – 106,280 Views… Read more »