10 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month at Work

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Every year in March, people from all over the globe celebrate International Women’s Day. It’s a day to observe women’s economic, social, cultural, and political achievements.  It’s also a time to recognize how far the world has come in trying to achieve a gender-equal world. In this post, we’ll explain the history of International Women’s… Read more »

The Ultimate List of 40 Job Description Tools

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Inclusive, well-written job ads are your first step to attracting top candidates. But writing them is challenging, especially if you write them at scale. I’ve compiled a list of the best job description tools to help you stay on track. I organized the list into 2 tables (in alphabetical order) for easier reading. Job Description… Read more »

What is DEIB? [+ 5 Tips for DEIB Initiatives] (2023 Update)

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What is DEIB? Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are hot topics in many organizations. But, they can take some effort to understand. We’re here to demystify these and give you a few tips for launching DEIB initiatives in your workplace.  You might hear many acronyms—EDI, DEI, JEDI, DEIB —and we’ll share what each of… Read more »

Why You Need a Diversity Committee: 5+ Inspirational Examples

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The NFL made the news last year after announcing their first-ever diversity committee, following a lawsuit by former Miami Dolphin Head Coach Brian Flores. Flores was suing the NFL, Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos, and also New York Giants for “alleged discrimination and racism in hiring practices.” This is the NFL’s first diversity committee. But, I… Read more »

Diversity and Inclusion Manager: The Rising Role

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The Diversity and Inclusion Manager role has been rising since 2022, according to Linkedin, and at the start of 2023. Why? Most organizations realize the importance of a diverse workforce. A Diversity and Inclusion Manager helps organizations achieve their goals for creating inclusive workplaces. In this post, you’ll find: The answer to “Who is a… Read more »

5 Helpful Tips to Improve Your Diversity Hiring Strategy

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Having a variety of people from different backgrounds is important. It lets you find top talent from all around the world. If you’re not focusing on inclusive recruiting practices (or making diversity a priority), you’re failing to attract the best and the brightest to your business. So, it’s time to start focusing on your diversity hiring… Read more »

7+ Examples of Allyship in the Workplace (2024 Update)

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How can you build allyship in the workplace? I found 7 examples of companies doing just that. But before we dive in, here’s what it means to be an ally at work.   What is allyship in the workplace? Being a good ally means you accept the privilege majority groups have in a professional setting… Read more »

6 Tips for Setting Diversity and Inclusion Performance Goals

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For your organization to stay competitive in a diverse and global world, incorporate DEI practices into your everyday operations. Research from McKinsey & Co. shows companies with a diverse workforce experience 36% more returns than non-diverse ones. But setting diversity and inclusion performance goals isn’t an easy, one-time task. The process requires commitment for success…. Read more »

How to Attract Diverse Talent: 7 Helpful Tips to Write InclusiveJob Ads (2023)

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Do you want to make sure your job ads grab the attention of all kinds of people? Then, you’re in the right place. So, do you need to make your talent search more inclusive to attract diverse talent? Here are 7 tips for writing job descriptions to attract diverse candidates: 1. Avoid exclusionary words to… Read more »

Ongig’s 25 Most-Read Articles of 2022

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Here are the 25 most-read articles on Ongig’s blog in 2022 (we wrote 133 articles total). 879,524 people viewed just these 25 articles (2,272,744 people read all of our articles). Thank you for reading them! 1. Job Titles: The Definitive Guide – 140,714 Views 2. 25 Examples of Awesome Diversity Statements – 110,386 Views 3. 100+ Creative &… Read more »

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 Helpful Steps for a D&I Strategy [2024 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 »

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 »

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 »