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An insurance company plans to replace words like 'energetic' and 'enthusiastic' in job descriptions to encourage older applicants

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

There have been frequent calls for companies to make their job adverts more inclusive. OLIVIER DOULIERY / Getty
An insurance group is replacing words like "enthusiastic" on job ads to make them more inclusive.
Phoenix Group wants to avoid words that could be perceived as appealing only to younger workers.
The pandemic has forced companies to rethink their approach to recruitment and retention.
An insurance company is changing the way it words its job applications, replacing words like "energetic," "enthusiastic," and "innovative" to avoid putting off older workers. Phoenix Group, one of...
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