Elitist language often finds its way into your job ads. And, elitism at work causes hostile working relationships. Searching Indeed, I found 100’s of examples of elitist language in job postings. I put together this list of the 7 most used, plus:
Tips on how to replace them with more inclusive language20+ variations of the elitist language examples
But first, let’s define elitism.
What is elitism?
Some refer to elitism in the workplace place as the “good ol boys network.” It’s also defined as:
“the attitude that individuals with a certain quality, such as high intelligence,