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Gendered Job Descriptions

The process of writing job descriptions can be tricky, especially with the goal of attracting diverse candidates to apply for the position. Gendered language is often subtle and can be missed if you don’t know what to look for. Datapeople has created a tool to help with identifying problematic language in job descriptions while also helping hiring teams to edit their postings to attract qualified and diverse candidate pools based on real candidate search behaviors:

Alternatively, there are free language checking tools available to help recruiters weed out any subtle bias in their job descriptions and advertisements: