Words matter. A seemingly benign statement can help us feel included or excluded. These tools can help you use more inclusive language when communicating with candidates as well as employees.
  • We all use language that is subtly "gender-coded." Think about “bossy” and “feisty,” for instance, which we almost never use to describe men. When this linguistic gender-coding shows up in job posts, it detracts some people from applying for jobs that are advertised with gender-coded language. This tool checks whether a job post has the kind of subtle linguistic gender-coding.

  • Long sentences and complex phrases can make job posts difficult to understand. These tools helps you edit your content so it appeals to as wide an audience as possible.

    • Hemingway App — This app highlights lengthy, complex sentences and common errors.
    • Grammarly — Grammarly's AI-powered writing assistant helps you compose bold, clear, mistake-free writing.
    • Milkround — Milkround's Jargon Decoder helps you identify and translate confusing language in job descriptions.
    • Readability formulas — Understand the reading score being applied to your text.

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