The Language That’s Screwing Your Hiring06/01/2017
At Sparta we recognise the importance of creating a more diverse tech industry; it’s better for people and its better for business. In order to make a change, companies need to step up to this challenge and make it a priority.
We recently read this article from Textio. http://fortune.com/2016/11/11/hire-women-textio/ Textio is a word engine that analyses text for language that might put off specific groups. According to Textio, fixed mindset language deters women from applying for roles whilst growth mindset language attracts men and women equally.
We tried Textio out and ran all our job descriptions through it. How do your businesses job descriptions fare?