Tag: diversity in recruitment

Fresh insights on recruiting strategies, Diversity and inclusion and the latest at Druthers Search.

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.

The Chief Diversity Officer in 2019 Whitepaper

By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Tuesday 20th August

Earlier this year, we were delighted to co-host the launch of “The Chief Diversity Officer in 2019” whitepaper with Colorintech. Based on in-depth interviews with more than 30 diversity and inclusion professionals, CEOs and technology leaders across the UK and the USA, the report explores the evolution of diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. 

Does Your Upbringing Define Your Career Potential?

By Kiri O'Brien on Tuesday 30th April

In an era where more people go to university than ever before, it’d be easy to believe that we live in a world of equal opportunity. But the reality is very different – and we all need to pull together to change it.

Why A Multi-Generational Workforce Is Crucial To Business Success

By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Tuesday 9th April

Did you know almost 75% of UK workers feel age discrimination is common in the workplace? Interestingly, it’s a problem at both ends of the scale. A recent study found three quarters of those aged between 25 and 34 feel discriminated against for being too young, while half of those aged 55-plus reported having also faced prejudice.

Women Are ‘Bossy’, Men Are ‘Leaders’: How Women In Power Are Perceived Differently To Men

By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Saturday 19th January

2018 marked a century since women won the right to vote, but the way we view – and subsequently treat – men and women is still far from equal. Whether they’re in the office, on a sports pitch or walking the red carpet, powerful women in the workplace continue to be perceived very differently to their male counterparts.

What Does The Perfect Team Look Like?

By Kiri O'Brien on Monday 24th September

Earlier this year, our team was at the Lead Developer conference in London where we took a slightly different approach to discussing an important topic… When was the last time you got stuck in and built something out of Lego?

Check Your Bias: White Privilege In The Hiring Process

By Kirsty Trafford-Owen on Friday 22nd June

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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