Making everyone feel welcome in engineering: key resources

Anthony Haynes writes: Our clients — all organisations for professionals — are drawn from various sectors, one of the most important of which is engineering. So we’d like here to promote LGBTSTEM Day, the second anniversary of which falls on Friday, 5 July. The day provides a great opportunity for employers and other organisations to… Read More

17 ways to make meetings more productive

Anthony Haynes writes: “We’ve got a meeting scheduled”: GROAN. Quite possibly, an even longer groan if it’s an internal meeting. Meetings have, quite justifiably, a strong reputation for wasting time. Yet it doesn’t have to be so. Meetings have long been the focus of research — and the findings from such research indicate things we… Read More

How can a talent agency complement in-house recruiters?

Anthony Haynes writes: If one of your HR team’s responsibilities is recruitment, there’s no point in using a talent agency – right? I interviewed Fiona Wilson, Managing Director of FJWTS, on this topic: One question that often arises is, how can talent agencies add value to recruitment? Shouldn’t organisations just do their own recruitment? There… Read More

Inclusion eats diversity for breakfast

Anthony Haynes writes: We’ve been very pleased to feature the work of Alison France, Founding Director of Evosis, on this blog before — notably in one of our ‘Behind the scenes’ interviews. Today we’re pleased to reblog her post on the relationship between inclusion and diversity. Alison France writes: Inclusion is a CEO priority In… Read More