Fresh insights on recruiting strategies, Diversity and inclusion and the latest at Druthers Search.
By Kiri O'Brien on Sunday 16th May
May 17th is an important date in the LGBTQI+ calendar, for members of the community and allies alike. It’s the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT): an event set up in 2004, commemorating the date when the World Health Organisation (WHO) decided to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder in 1990.
By Kiri O'Brien on Friday 7th May
Perhaps your initial understanding of accessibility is in the form of physical access (for example, installing ramps). However, Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) focuses specifically on digital accessibility and inclusion by sparking conversations, educating, and raising awareness.
Kirsty and I started Druthers five years ago with the mission to increase diversity in the tech industry. We were both very discouraged by the lack of diversity and obvious inequity in what is arguably the most influential and future-defining industry there is. As women working within tech recruitment, we could empathise all too well.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Friday 5th March
Parenting is just one part of life that has been seriously impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. From managing children’s mental health to aiding their development while homeschooling, being a parent has become a full-time job for mums and dads across the UK.
By Kiri O'Brien on Thursday 22nd October
For millions of people living with deafness, the pandemic is upending long-established coping mechanisms. With remote working set to continue, inclusive solutions must be found.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Tuesday 6th October
In one of the most tumultuous years in modern times, we asked ourselves: what has actually changed for Diversity and Inclusion?
By Kiri O'Brien on Tuesday 22nd September
Business Women’s Day is a fantastic occasion to celebrate the impact of women in the workforce, reflect on how far we’ve come, and how far we have to go.
By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Thursday 27th August
For millions of women, breastfeeding is vital to the health and happiness of mother and baby. Working life should never stand in the way.
By Kiri O'Brien on Thursday 13th August
With life unlikely to go back to normal for some time yet, businesses should be finding ways to make the return to work as safe, and inclusive, as possible.