9 Pioneering Women In STEM That Most People Have Never Heard Of

9 Pioneering Women In STEM That Most People Have Never Heard Of

The contributions of women to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics are poorly recorded and unjustly recognised throughout history. The women in this list overcame incredible obstacles to achieve what they did, especially in the era they did it in. They made groundbreaking discoveries, they altered the way we live, and they lit the way for other women in STEM today.

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Diversity And Inclusion By Numbers

Diversity And Inclusion By Numbers

It’s part and parcel of the sector we work in that there are a plethora of statistics out there about diversity and inclusion. The statistics are hard-hitting. They’re disappointing. Sadly, they’re not surprising.

As diversity recruiters, we come across statistics like these every single day. But through a lot of recent conversations with colleagues without a diversity and inclusion agenda, it’s clear to us that this data - and therefore the extent of the problem - is still largely unknown in the public eye.

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The New Accessibility: More Than Just A Disabled Toilet

The New Accessibility: More Than Just A Disabled Toilet

Accessibility is a term banded about in lots of different arenas; be that when it comes to physical spaces, digital services, or management styles. With one in five people in the UK having a disability, it’s a legal requirement to make reasonable adjustments as an employer, to avoid people with disabilities being put at a disadvantage. A lift that is always broken and one disabled toilet that is forever out-of-order simply won’t cut it anymore. So why do some employers still find it so difficult to implement effective accessibility strategies?

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Supporting Autism In The Workplace: An Interview With Oli Monks

Supporting Autism In The Workplace: An Interview With Oli Monks

We’ve previously written about the importance of valuing neurodiversity in the workplace. Today, we wanted to speak to Oli Monks, the Founder of Place with Purpose, to find out more about how they’re opening up a trial co-working space that’s specifically designed for the neurodiverse community.

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Check Your Bias: White Privilege In The Hiring Process

Check Your Bias: White Privilege In The Hiring Process

Forever in the news for something, the NHS was recently called into question over a matter that pricked our ears: the fact that a top hospital trust chief executive has said she will no longer sit on any interview board panel that doesn’t include black and minority ethnic (BAME) representation.

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Brexit and EU workers

Brexit and EU workers

We start our journey with Druthers Search in 2016, the year when a referendum will decide whether or not we stay in the EU. With 25 years’ of recruitment experience, Kiri and I can’t even begin to count the number of people we have placed with EU passports as opposed to UK ones.  It must be nearing a thousand people. A thousand candidates placed into a thousand jobs, adding to the vibrancy, diversity and talent of many, many organisations.  

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