The Inclusive Language List for Job Ads

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Exclusionary words creep into job ads. And, some are more obvious than others. Finding them (plus more inclusive words to replace them) is a time suck.

Here are 75 examples of biased language I often find in job ads, with more inclusive replacements.

Note: If you’re writing job ads at scale, using a tool like Ongig to flag and replace bias automates the process…and saves you time. This list is a sampling of the 10,000+ words Ongig flags automatically.

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