All our posts here!

Search by any word or by category

  • Read our latest stories

The Silent War Against True Talent  In a world that prides itself on progress, why does the recruitment industry still cling to the dark ages? The answer is simple: bias. And it's locking out the very talent that could revolutionise industries.  Imagine Sarah, a tech prodigy with a passion for coding. She's self-taught, innovative, and […]

It's Time to Stop Hiring Humans and Start Hiring Talent 

Deconstructing the hiring process  Fundamentally, employers and recruiters are looking to hire specific characteristics associated with skills, talent, ability, and cultural fit to meet business requirements.  However, these characteristics do not exist independently of humans; every skill a recruiter desires exists within a living human.    Independently of these characteristics, every human has a unique […]

Scientists Find “Weaker Ties” Are More Beneficial for Job Seekers on LinkedIn

In the realm of job hunting, the power of social media connections, such as those on LinkedIn, cannot be underestimated. A comprehensive study conducted by renowned researchers from institutions like Harvard, Stanford, MIT, and LinkedIn itself has shed light on the impact of these connections. Surprisingly, the study revealed that weak ties, connections with individuals […]

Racial Disparities in Unemployment Persist: TUC Analysis Reveals Alarming Trends

New analysis conducted by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has exposed a significant racial disparity in unemployment rates, with black and ethnic minority workers more than twice as likely to be unemployed compared to their white counterparts. The TUC also highlighted the disproportionate impact on women from ethnic minorities, who face an unemployment rate nearly […]

A Journey Towards Racial Equality: Advancing Together Three Years After George Floyd's Murder

It's been three years since the tragic murder of George Floyd, a moment that shook the world and ignited a global outcry against racial injustice. Initially, businesses made commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), but progress has hit a roadblock. Clearly, there's still a long way to go in achieving racial equality. This article […]

Diversity Done Right: A Holistic Approach to Hiring for Lasting Inclusion

To achieve true diversity and inclusion, organisations need to adopt a holistic approach to hiring, rather than relying on quick fixes. This involves broadening recruitment efforts, removing bias from the hiring process, and holding recruiters and hiring managers accountable for diverse representation. Shifting recruitment strategies, building relationships with underrepresented communities, and creating inclusive job postings […]

Unlocking the Power of Diversity: How Data-Driven Strategies Drive Inclusion and Innovation in the Workplace

DEI is not just a set of HR buzzwords but a critical factor in developing a thriving and innovative workforce. Having a diverse workforce brings different perspectives, ideas, and experiences, leading to improved decision-making, increased innovation, and a stronger bottom line. Building an inclusive workplace goes beyond merely hiring a diverse group of individuals; it […]

Unveiling the Inequities: Who Truly Benefits from Corporate DEI Efforts?

Companies in the US spend billions on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts, but it's important to understand who benefits. Black professionals face prejudice and microaggressions, have limited access to senior leaders, and struggle to counteract racial stereotypes. White women have seen more gains in corporate DEI, holding 19% of C-suite positions compared to 4% […]

How to hire for neurodiversity—and make workplaces better for everyone

Ultranauts totally transformed the hiring process to embrace neurodiversity Ultranauts started with a simple but powerful idea: What if the data engineering company could create a workplace that values strengths rather than penalizing differences? Fast forward ten years, and founders Rajesh Anandan and Art Shectman have built a company where the majority of the team […]

Why Inclusive Hiring is Key to Digital Success

Transforming Hiring Practices to Unlock the Potential for Diversity Diversity is essential for a successful business. A diverse workforce brings a variety of perspectives and experiences to the table, which can lead to better decision-making, innovation, and problem-solving. Unfortunately, the traditional hiring model is flawed and often results in diverse individuals being overlooked. This is […]

Businesses failing to meet employee needs on workplace engagement and diversity, equity, and inclusion

A recent survey of 4,200 people across 11 countries and 9 sectors found that employees are less satisfied with their workplaces than they were before the pandemic. The survey also found that there has been a decline in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives in the workplace. The survey found that the top reasons for […]

Revolutionising the Work Week: The Rise of the 9-Day Fortnight

The nine-day fortnight is a new model of flexible working that is gaining popularity as a happy medium between burnout and excessive time off. It involves working nine days out of 14 and having five days off. This model can help to improve well-being, increase productivity, reduce carbon emissions, improve gender equality, and lead to […]

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: ECB Takes Action to Smash Gender Bias in Banking Leadership

The European Central Bank (ECB) has called for a push to increase gender diversity on bank boards, following disappointing progress in achieving diversity targets. Of 361 CEO appointments made between 2020 and 2022 at banks directly supervised by the ECB, as well as at their subsidiaries, over 300 were men, while only 36% of board […]

Make Inclusive Behaviors Habitual on Your Team

This article explores the importance of building a more inclusive team environment, which requires addressing unconscious patterns of exclusion and working to establish a behavioral habit of inclusion. The authors, who are coaches with extensive experience working with teams and leaders, argue that effective diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives must move beyond individual efforts […]

Kick It Out CEO calls for an end to “old boys’ network” in football recruitment and demands fair representation

Kick It Out CEO, Tony Burnett, has called for clubs to stop relying on the “old boys’ network” and instead use objective processes to recruit managers and coaches. The charity wants football’s new independent regulator to oversee equality standards as part of a code of football governance and compel clubs to share representation and recruitment […]

UK Accountancy Faces Turbulent Future as Recession Looms and Skills Gap Widens

The accountancy recruitment market has been active and buoyant in recent years, due to a number of factors including the ongoing skills shortage, the growth of the gig economy, and the increasing demand for accounting services from businesses of all sizes. However, the economic headwinds facing the UK are starting to have an impact on […]

Investing in Diversity Shouldn’t be in Silos

Investing from a diversity and inclusion (D&I) standpoint has gained traction in financial services, with funds focusing on gender diversity and opportunities for people of colour. However, there is still a weak case for LGBTQ+ focused investing due to a lack of data on this group. Fund manager Andrezej Pioch argues that diversity should not […]

Is the face of FTSE 100 leadership changing?

It’s the era of ethical business – or so corporations claim. Yet blue-chip CEOs are still overwhelmingly male, pale and disproportionately well paid.  Leading a FTSE 100 company arguably makes you one of the most powerful people in the UK. Most blue-chip bosses make decisions that affect the lives of millions – how much we […]

Integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into strategic HRM

Innovation has evolved into a crucial element of an organization's success in the quickly changing commercial world of today. What if, however, we told you that increasing DEI may unleash even more untapped innovation potential? A World Economic Forum study found that over 45% of the revenue of companies with high DEI indicators comes from […]

Companies are getting creative to help build more socially inclusive workplaces

Companies are becoming more imaginative in how they address inequality and give their inclusion strategies more significance as they acknowledge the social and economic benefits of creating diverse workplaces.It is no longer sufficient for many organisations to concentrate only on gender equality. Truly socially inclusive workplaces consider how their policies take into account factors such […]

The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace for Startups

A successful workplace in every organisation depends on diversity and inclusion. It is impossible to emphasise the value of inclusion and diversity in startups. To thrive, startups must be creative, agile, and adaptable, and having a diverse team can help them achieve these objectives.Diversity is a term used to describe a wide range of individual […]

Job post goes viral - 'You'll have had no more than 3 jobs in the last 10 years'

A job ad went viral for demanding that applicants have no more than three jobs in the past 10 years, but some question whether this is the right way to go about finding the right workers, Fortune reported. “In today’s market, it’s incredibly important to know the ‘why’ someone may have moved, and the way to do […]

DEI is falling by the wayside in corporate America

The lack of C-suite DEI buy-in is leaving advocates exhausted. Dive Brief: Dive Insight: Read the article on hrdive

The Business Impact Of Diversity, Equity And Inclusion

The murder of George Floyd and the subsequent rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, coupled with the Me-Too movement, have raised awareness and sparked action on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in various sectors and institutions. These movements have challenged the status quo and demanded accountability and justice for marginalized groups who […]

Discrimination remains major issue for tech professionals

Despite efforts by organizations to put diversity, equality, inclusion and belonging policies in place, discrimination is still a major issue among tech professionals, according to a survey released today by tech jobs website Dice, a DHI Group Inc. (NYSE: DHX) brand. The report found that 24% of tech professionals experienced racial discrimination in 2022, up […]

1 2 3 7