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 »

The 2024 (Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion) DEI Events Calendar You Need

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Introducing the 2024 DEI Events Calendar! DEI stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion. So, this calendar is packed with events celebrating diversity, discussing important issues, and promoting inclusivity. From commemorating historical moments to sparking conversations, each event is a chance to learn, connect, and make a difference. Join us as we explore why each event… 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 »

Gender Diversity and Women in Tech: 5 Facts That You Need to Know

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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 talk more about women in tech, we gathered numbers from proprietary data. So, this is what companies tell the public… Read more »

What is Diversity Recruiting?

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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 »

100 Top DEIB and HR Influencers

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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 »

What Does Inclusive Culture Mean? +Helpful Tips

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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 »

5 Tips for Writing Job Ads [to Attract Diverse Talent]

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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 »

6 Ways to Foster Belonging in the Workplace

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Safety and the sense of belonging rank high on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. And for many people belonging means creating a sense of social connection with others at work. Studies show that an average person spends 1/3 of their lifetime (around 90,000 hours) at work. So to help your keep employees (and attract new ones),… Read more »

How to Write an Inclusive Job Description [Tips & Examples]

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Is your company aiming for a more diverse workforce? It all starts with an inclusive job description. An inclusive JD sets the tone for the candidates you’ll attract and eventually hire. Katrina Kibben, CEO of Three Ears Media, says: “Creating an inclusive job posting is not just about pushing your content through gender bias AI…. Read more »

7 Ways to Scale Company Culture…Fast!

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Your company is growing fast. Congratulations! You’re busy keeping up with new clients, establishing better processes, and hiring new talent. But unfortunately, company culture is falling off your plate. Company culture is extremely important. But, if you’re growing rapidly, culture might not be your top priority. So, how can you scale company culture…fast? Glad you… Read more »