Pew Research Striking Findings

If you have read my previous posts, you know how much I love the Pew Research Center — there is so much great data from which we can learn. Recently, they put out their Striking Findings for 2021 and there are a few highly applicable stats therein. 1. For the first time, the number of Americans who identify as non-Hispanic White declined between 2010 and 2020. When thinking about diversity and inclusion in our organizations and audiences, this is indicative of the trend that has been happening for years. Our country’s population … Read more

To Text Or Not To Text

That is the question. Whether ’tis more effective to send SMS messages to your patrons, or to take a stance against it and by opposing, miss out. With 97% of Americans owning a mobile phone, texting is a way to reach a large portion of our audiences. Also, our inboxes overwhelmed with work and personal emails which can make texting a better way to get a message out to a targeted audience. So, what are some of the benefits of using texting as a communications channel? More than half of people respond … Read more

#ShowTheSalary

It’s no secret that many of us in the industry have been pushing organizations to list the salary range when advertising a job. This week, New York City has passed a law that employers must include the salary range in a job posting beginning in April 2022. The bill, which passed on Wednesday in a 41 to 7 vote, says employers failing to list minimum and maximum salary ranges for New York City-based roles are engaging in discriminatory practices. I encourage you to read all the details in this recent article on … Read more