Fresh insights on recruiting strategies, Diversity and inclusion and the latest at Druthers Search.
Over the last week, the Black Lives Matter movement has evolved into a social movement, all over the world. There are lots of voices that we can be following at the moment to teach us more about anti-racism, but here are a few.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Wednesday 27th May
Well, if diversity and inclusion had a slogan, it would be, "I see you”.
For parents, the challenges of turning the home into a functional office and classroom can quickly prove overwhelming, let alone learning the necessary skills to teach while also adapting to the unique demands of remote working and life under lockdown. Here are the things that parents can do to make the next few months more manageable.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Tuesday 7th April
There may be splinters and cracks in the metaphorical glass ceiling over every woman and minority group, but it’s still there.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Saturday 7th March
Women’s roles in the workplace have significantly progressed over the past 100 years, but STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) industries remain heavily male-dominated.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Tuesday 3rd March
Over the past 4 years, we’ve said a lot about the importance of diverse and inclusive workplaces. And with a new decade ahead of us, we’re feeling reflective on the positive progress made so far - and how we can build upon it. Here are 5 milestones for diversity and inclusion in the workplace over the past decade.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Tuesday 8th October
Remember back in 2018, when companies with more than 250 employees published their gender pay gap figures for the first time? Their results confirmed what we already suspected: the gender pay gap is very much real.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Thursday 19th September
We spoke to our good friend and Founding Director of Foundervine, Izzy Obeng, about their work helping diverse, underserved entrepreneurs build start-ups from scratch.
A recent study discovered that 43 percent of women and nearly a quarter (23 percent) of men will leave their full-time STEM job after having their first child. Supporting parents in the workplace isn’t just a fluffy, nice-to-have concept. It’s a key component of your staff retention strategy.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Wednesday 21st August
It’s been a good time for women in sport. We celebrated the England Lionesses as they scored their way to the World Cup semi-finals; looked on in awe as 15 year old Coco Gauff beat her idol Venus Williams at Wimbledon; and cheered on the England netball team as they once again made it to the semi-finals of this year’s World Cup. Yet there’s one goal that women in sport are yet to score: gender equality.