Fresh insights on recruiting strategies, Diversity and inclusion and the latest at Druthers Search.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Thursday 6th January
Interviewing Dr Julie Humphreys, Group Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Reach plc We had the pleasure of catching up with Dr Julie Humphreys, Group Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Reach, to hear more about her role and the impact of diversity and inclusion initiatives in the publishing industry. Please tell us about yourself […]
By Kiri O'Brien on Wednesday 29th December
We had the opportunity to catch up with Yemi Awoyemi, Head of Engineering at Thriva. Druthers placed Yemi in their role in Feburary 2021. Here is what Yemi said about being onboarded during the pandemic. How did your first day/ week vary to other jobs you have started? How did they infuse their culture into […]
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Friday 26th November
For the first time ever, primetime Saturday night television is propelling the conversation forward on how deaf and hard of hearing people can move through an often unaccommodating world.
By Kiri O'Brien on Friday 29th October
We had the opportunity to catch up with Jaime Thompson, Head of Engineering at Kaluza. Druthers placed Jaime in their role in July 2021. Here is what Jaime said about the interview process during the pandemic.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Sunday 24th October
We had the opportunity to catch up with Charlotte Forsyth, Chief People Officer at WorldRemit. Druthers placed Charlotte in her role in February 2020, Charlotte helped to scale WorldRemit from 800 people to 1600 in 18 months. Here is what Charlotte had to say about her experience.
Vaccination passports have been a hot topic over the last few months. Restrictions in the UK have eased, and with over half of the UK adult population now fully vaccinated, the debates surrounding grabbing a jab, and what vaccines mean for our social and professional lives, is ongoing.
Since coronavirus restrictions were lifted on 19 July 2021, thousands of people in the UK have been returning to their offices and places of work after over a year of being encouraged to work from home if possible.
Religion or belief is a protected characteristic, as laid out by the Equality Act 2010. This means that it’s illegal to discriminate against an employee because of their religion or belief – or lack thereof. Expression of religion or belief can often involve wearing specific items of clothing or jewellery. Whether it’s a crucifix, a […]
Working from home – and indeed flexible working – is a hot topic right now. As restrictions ease, and vaccinations appear to be making a difference despite concerns about mutations, returning to the office looks more and more likely for many of us who have been away since the early months of 2020. But how many of us will want to go back to our desks full time, and how many workers will still expect some level of flexibility with their working hours and location?
Our population is ageing. In the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics, “the population aged 65 years and over is growing faster than other age groups [...] By 2050, it is projected that one in four people in the UK will be aged 65 years and over – an increase from approximately one in five in 2019.” You would think that as communities of older people grow larger, acceptance and inclusivity of these age groups would increase at the same exponential rate; but that sadly isn’t the case.