EEO taglines for job postings are required for all U.S. federal contractors. Many public companies use them to show they take diversity seriously. An EEO tagline is a company commitment showing you won’t accept (or reject) a candidate based on their background (including race, religion, age, physical/mental ability, gender, etc.). They include the words: “(Company… Read more »
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5 Examples of Affirmative Action Plan Statements
Some of you need to have affirmative action plans, according to the Executive Order 11246 Title 41 Affirmative Action Requirements. As part of this, you publish what’s called an affirmative action statement (or “affirmative action policy statement”) Below are 5 samples of affirmative action statements. You might also check out SHRM’s “Affirmative Action: Statement of Affirmative… Read more »
10+ Examples of Awesome Inclusion Statements
Inclusion Statements appear on web pages, in job postings and, sometimes, in bigger reports (see PepsiCo below). They have become vital copy to attract the best talent. After all, the best talent values inclusivity. Below are 10+ examples of Inclusion Statements I hope you draw inspiration from. Note: If you like this article, you might… Read more »
Caution: Are You Using the “Kitchen Sink”-Style EEO Statement?
Are you using an EEO statement like below? There are a few reasons that the above EEO statement is less effective at attracting candidates/diversity. It’s: Too long. At 64 words, it’s a tough read Not punchy (21 words per sentence) (8 to 13 would be better) More likely to offend (it’s tough to keep track… Read more »
How Unreadable is Your EEO Statement?
Thank you to the 15,000+ people who read my 10 Samples of an Effective EEO Statement. Let’s dig deeper into the readability of EEO statements! Did you see how an effective job ad should be written at the 8th grade or lower? Were you as surprised as me at the power of writing in Plain English for busy… Read more »
16 Samples of an Effective EEO Statement
The purpose of an EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) statement is to comply with EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) law but there’s also a marketing aspect to it. The words in your EEO statement (which often appear in all your job postings) are also words that a candidate will measure you by. That’s why I ran every EEO statement… Read more »
10 Examples of the Best Job Ads in 2017
Here are 10 examples of job ads worth looking at, whether you are revamping your own…or just looking for creative job ad ideas. Last year Ongig published 10 Awesome Job Descriptions and we are already seeing many companies (big and small) making vast improvements to their job ads which show you just how fast they are evolving. Some… Read more »