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

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

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…