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

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).…

Diversity & Inclusion – A view from the coalface of recruitment

Originally posted on Thomson Keene:
Having worked in financial services technology recruitment since 1995, I have seen many changes in trends and initiatives regarding talent acquisition, shifting priorities with clients constantly assessing their Return on Equity.  One constancy has been diversity.  For over 12 years, partnering with a number of my clients, I have been…

Remote working: addressing the causes of stress

Anthony Haynes writes: At FJ Wilson Talent Services we’re doubly interested in remote working: (1) many of our membership organisations and learning provides who comprise our clients make extensive use of remote working; and (2) we do ourselves. So we were particularly interested to read a report on the the theme of remote working and,… Read More

Recruitment’s inspiring story

Anthony Haynes writes: To mark International Women’s Day, we republish a post about Sophie Macpherson, as told by Simona Sikimic (London Loves Business, 11 Oct). Sikimic tells how Macpherson went from being told there was “no future” for her in the art world to building a recruitment company — SML — that sources employees for… Read More