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

Pregnancy, career development, and talent acquisition: Jen Watts Welsh’s story

Anthony Haynes writes: By way of contributing to International Women’s Day, I’d like to recommend an article on a key topic — the perception of pregnancy in relation to recruitment and job application. In the article published by Fast Company, Jen Watts Welsh — who is evidently and expert story-teller — reflects on her experience… 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