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How Coronavirus Moved The Pride Celebrations Online

By Kiri O'Brien on Wednesday 15th July

This year, while organisers were gearing up to make Pride 50 the biggest one yet, the COVID-19 outbreak was sweeping across the globe, making it impossible to gather in large groups.

Anti-Racism In Recruitment: From Good Intentions To Meaningful Action

By Kiri O'Brien on Friday 12th June

The majority of our clients are always shocked when we tell them just how rife racism is in recruitment. But in a typical tech recruitment agency, there is absolutely no incentive to spend the time to make sure you are putting forward a diverse slate of candidates. Read more about how to be an anti-racist recruiter.

5 Anti-Racism Accounts To Follow on Instagram 

By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Monday 8th June

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. 

Understanding The Impact Of Coronavirus On BAME People 

By Kiri O'Brien on Friday 29th May

As governments begin outlining plans for life after lockdown, we are all excited at the prospect of being reunited with our family and friends. Yet as the news reminds us every evening, for many, this opportunity is lost forever. 

The Importance Of BAME Networks: An Interview With Richard Etienne

By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Wednesday 27th May

Well, if diversity and inclusion had a slogan, it would be, "I see you”.

Working From Home(schooling): A Guide For Parents

By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Tuesday 12th May

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.

Nailing The Remote Interview In The Time Of Coronavirus

By Kiri O'Brien on Monday 4th May

Video call interviews can be stressful at the best of times, let alone in the midst of a global pandemic! Here are some tips to ensure that you are presenting the very best version of yourself.

How To Protect Your Mental Health During COVID-19

By Kiri O'Brien on Monday 20th April

In a climate of social distancing and working from home, mental health in the workplace has taken on a whole new meaning. We spoke to Amber O'Brien, Founder of Headworks and a registered mental health nurse with 15 years' experience in the mental health sector, to get some evidenced and practical advice on how employers and employees can protect their mental health, during COVID-19 and beyond.

Will Gen Z Smash The Glass Ceiling In The Workplace?

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.

International Women’s Day: Celebrating 6 Inspirational Women in STEM

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.

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