6 Ways to Debias Your Language

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If you are crafting new job postings, you might want to make your language more inclusive. I found 6 debiasing techniques that can help.

Before we jump into debiasing strategies, let’s define “biased language” and “debiasing.”

What is Biased Language?

“Biased language includes expressions that demean or exclude people because of age, sex, race, ethnicity, social class, or physical or mental traits.”

source: ThoughtCo.

There are so many types of bias based on:

RaceReligionEthnicitySexual orientationGenderMental healthDisabilityFelony backgroundElitismAgeNeurodiversityVeteran status

 

What is debiasing?

“Debiasing refers to the wide variety of techniques, methods, and interventions that are designed to eliminate

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