Tag: Words

Gender-Coded Words and Candidate Attraction

If you’ve read the Appcast whitepaper Diversity Recruiting: A Guide to Best Practice Language Usage, you already have some insight into how job ad language … The post Gender-Coded Words and Candidate Attraction appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

The 7 Words That Turn Candidates Off!

Communication is a tricky thing. It’s so easy to turn off another party by simply using just one wrong word, especially when you’re trying to build a relationship with a candidate you potentially want to hire. I think there are some words and phrases that have a high probability of turning off a candidate to want to come work for your organization. I speak…

Words matter! If you want more gender diversity in your applicants!

New data study released by LinkedIn this week titled “Language Matters Gender Diversity Report” has some awesome insight to how the words we use in job descriptions and job postings have a dramatic impact to who actually applies to jobs. We’ve known some of this for a while, but the LinkedIn data is very robust and compelling at a new level. Some highlights from…

Ever Been At a Loss of Words Related to Glassdoor Reviews?

If you’re like us, you’ve struggled at times to understand the best way to respond to negative Glassdoor reviews. Follow this link to The HR Capitalist for a primer on the best way to engage when problematic reviews come your way. The post Ever Been At a Loss of Words Related to Glassdoor Reviews? appeared first on Fistful of Talent.

No Scrubs with Joe Gerstandt – Taking Employees’ Words at Face Value

Check out the latest episode of No Scrubs below, featuring host Dawn Burke and her guest Joe Gerstandt, a speaker, writer and consultant within the scope of diversity and inclusion. Together, Dawn and Joe dive in on the difficulty of separating what you assume someone means when they say something, and taking what someone says at face value. Heed their advice on how not to get caught in the slippery slope…

The 7 Deadly Words You Should Never Say To a Candidate

Communication is a tricky thing. It’s so easy to turn off another party by simply using just one wrong word, especially when you’re trying to build a relationship with a candidate you potentially want to hire. I think there are some words and phrases that have a high probability of turning off a candidate to want to come work for your organization. I speak…

Textio – Words + Data = Magic

This week on T3 I review the HR technology play named Textio. Textio is a platform that optimizes your job ads and candidate emails in seconds so you can hire better candidates faster. Textio shows you how your job listings and candidate emails will perform before you’ve even posted them. Will the role be popular among qualified job seekers? Will it fill quickly? How gender-biased…

7 Words Mathematically Proven to Get You More Hires!

Wired recently worked with OkCupid and Match.com to find out which words were used on the most popular dating profiles on their sites.  Millions of data points were done for this data analysis and they came up with the most popular 1000 words.  What they came up with were the exact words to use in your profile descriptions to get the most clicks. I’m…

Stop using these words right now

Professional network LinkedIn has released its list of the Australia's 10 most overused buzzwords, with “passionate” once again topping the list. “Motivated” has taken second place again, followed by “leadership”, which has edged out “extensive …

The Top 10 Words You Should Never Use in Your LinkedIn Profile

I love Fast Company magazine from about five years ago.  Their writers pushed the envelope and challenged me in almost every article to rethink business and leadership. I couldn’t wait for the next copy to come out. Recently, they’ve fallen off a ton on the quality side.  I blame their need to deliver daily content versus month content. When you have thirty days to…