Equity vs Equality in the Workplace: What’s the Difference?

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There’s a high volume of searches for “equity vs equality in the workplace” on Google each month, so I decided to write this blog to help remove any confusion between the two. In this blog, you’ll find: a definition of equality vs equity in the workplace tips on using both terms in your job descriptions… Read more »

7 Steps to Achieve a D&I Strategy [2023 Update]

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Top companies are talking about Diversity & Inclusion in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. But how do you implement a diversity and inclusion strategy? Developing an effective strategy for managing diversity starts with a conversation and is followed by action. Here are 7 steps we found for implementing a diversity strategy for… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Support Employee Mental Health

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Most people spend about 1/3 of their lives working. Unfortunately, for many, that time is filled with stress. 83% of American workers are stressed by their jobs. Stress can lead to mental health issues like anxiety and depression (and quickly cause burnout in the workplace).  As an HR pro, fostering a work environment supporting employee… Read more »

10 Examples of Non-Inclusive Language (2023 Update)

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Barack Obama famously said: “We are at a time in our country’s history that inclusive language is better than exclusive language.” But he didn’t say much about what NON-inclusive language to avoid. What words do you NOT WRITE so you don’t offend the reader. What words do you NOT SAY, so you don’t turn off… Read more »

5 Examples of Inclusive Recruiting Practices

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Having a diverse team is good for your bottom line. Companies with a more diverse workforce experience 36% more returns than non-diverse ones. Plus, 76% of candidates and employees from different backgrounds prefer to work for co.s focused on inclusive culture.  If you want to build your DEI hiring strategy, here are 5 examples of… Read more »

8 Tips for Internal Communication During the Hiring Process

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When you want to fill certain roles in your company, it’s only natural to look at your competition. You want to know what they offer, how you compare, and how you should communicate your job openings to attract top talent.  As helpful as this information is, there are some things in the hiring process that… Read more »

The Top 5 “DEI Words” [+ their acronyms]

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You likely use DEI words (or their acronyms) in JDs and other HR content. Here are 5 of the most common we find (plus, examples of how brands use them): diversity inclusion equity belonging accessibility Let’s dive in. Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Diversity and inclusion are 2 closely related concepts – but they are not… Read more »

30+ HR Conferences You Don’t Want To Miss in 2023

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Every year we put together a list of the top HR conferences to attend. So far we’re up to 30+ HR conferences and counting. We also added an HR Conference table for quick reference. Below the table, we list out each HR conference/webinar and give you a detailed look including: date, location, key agenda items,… Read more »

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Events Calendar 2023

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The 2023 DEI Calendar seems to be moving back to normal (in-person), but there are still a lot of virtual events too. As always, we like to lead with a table listing all diversity conferences giving you an easier, zoomed-out view of the year. Then we dive into the details of each DEI event below… Read more »

How to Make the Right Choice Between HCM, HRIS, and HRMS

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To survive in the fast-paced modern marketplace, businesses must continuously look for ways to evolve.  This often means learning new tricks like using automated functional testing tools to improve your service delivery and bottom line. It’s possible your regular processes are old and no longer serve your company’s demands.  One example is businesses turning their… Read more »

4 Fair Chance Hiring Laws that Affect Job Descriptions

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An estimated 70 million people in the United States have some form of criminal history, whether a formal arrest or a conviction. To regulate how “justice-involved” people are treated during hiring, various fair chance hiring laws require employers to treat them fairly. These so-called ‘ban the box’ laws seek to give formerly incarcerated people a fair… Read more »

7 Top DEI Roles and Responsibilities

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You’ll spot the acronym DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) almost everywhere — from LinkedIn listings to JDs, and the trending social posts of thought leaders. It’s a sign that more employers are putting in the time and effort to attract and retain a diverse workforce.  And it’s with good reason since studies show 76% of… Read more »

7 “Must-Knows” about Job Postings with Salary Information [+ without]

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Despite growing pay equity and transparency developments, many employers still hesitate to show their job postings with salary info.  According to Payscale’s 2022 Compensation Best Practices, 68% of organizations share pay ranges with employees, but only 22% do so in the job ad. Many studies reveal that Gen Z and millennials are more interested in… Read more »

Women and Software Engineering: 5 Facts On Gender Diversity

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Gender diversity has become more and more critical to company culture and business outcomes with each passing year. However, only 25% of computer occupations are performed by women, according to the Pew Research Center. To push the conversation on women in tech forward, we’ve compiled statistics through proprietary data, public company reporting, and government sources… Read more »

A List of 7 Textio Competitors

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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 »