Chengwei Liu: how to gain an advantage in talent acquisition

  Anthony Haynes writes: Chengwei Liu is a business researcher whose work has direct implications for management — especially in the talent sector. He has already won more than ten teaching awards and is listed by Thinkers50 as a next-generation business guru. This week Chengwei kindly agreed to being interviewed for our blog… Q: Chengwei,… Read More

Challenges of working from home (3): people

Anthony Haynes writes: The first post in this series suggested that, for all its advantages, working from home (wfh) entails some challenges too — of four types, namely those concerning: place equipment people time Previously we’ve considered place and equipment; here we consider people. Too little social interaction — or too much? (A) SOCIAL CAPITAL:… Read More

Creating inclusive culture: Royal Academy of Engineering report

Anthony Haynes writes: We have two reasons for finding Creating inclusive cultures where all engineers thrive, a study published this autumn by the Royal Academy of Engineering, interesting. First, we see the development of greater inclusivity as a major way to improve talent management across all the sectors we work in. (We should add that,… Read More

Accessing a neglected stream of talent

Anthony Haynes writes: As a business situated at the sharp end of organisations’ search for talent, we are well aware that there are areas of shortage — or, at least, apparent shortage — in the labour market. These are especially apparent in London and the South East. We make a contribution to alleviating these problems… Read More

Want to Close the Gender Gap? Start With Ratings of Potential

Originally posted on kajsaasplund.com:
I probably do not need to pepper you with the numbers: There is still a daunting gender imbalance in the upper echelons of organizations. Globally, only 24 percent of senior management positions are held by women, and 33 percent of companies still have no women in senior management (Catalyst, 2017).…