Diversity and inclusion resources
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5 Diversity Sins we are all guilty of
Diversity is a hot topic right now and most companies have implemented some form of basic diversity training, at least for line manager level. But despite the wealth of educational materials, news stories and social media hype, there are some major pitfalls that we are all guilty of……
5 Questions to Ask When Setting Targets
Setting Diversity & Inclusion targets? Here are five questions to ask your business before you start.
I spent today with our partners at Gattaca hosting a roundtable with NATS (National Air Traffic Control Services) talking all things inclusion. We covered some really interesting topics, including engaging leadership, data collation and recruitment best practice. But what’s prompted this blog is a conversation at the end of the session about how to set targets for diversity and inclusion…
7 top tips for writing inclusive job ads
In a recent report, the BBC shared some insights around choosing your words carefully when you’re writing a job advertisement. A job ad might sound like a small thing when it comes to your employer brand, and it might feel as though it has very little impact on the balance of diversity in your organization. But it is an organisation’s first interaction with their prospective employees, and whilst it’s tempting just to copy and paste the last job spec, it’s very rarely the right thing to do… Instead, here are my "Magnificent Seven" tips for writing a brilliant and inclusive job ad:
Closing the gender pay gap
Wednesday 4th April 2018 was gender pay gap day — the date by which organisations in the UK with a workforce of over 250 people had to report on their gender pay gap. For the uninitiated, the “Gender Pay Gap” measurement is the difference between median gross hourly earnings for men and women within an organisation (not to be confused with Equal pay legislation, which refers to the parity in payment between genders for the same work. If you want a nice pithy explanation, this article on lexology.com explains it neatly).
Counting Diversity, or Making Diversity Count?
Monitoring workplace diversity is critical, but does that do enough to foster a culture of inclusivity?
‘Diversity’: the talented British dance group, data gathering dust in a clogged up filing cabinet, or a meaningful part of organisational culture?
Creating A Consciously Inclusive Culture
Being biased is an unfortunate side effect of human nature, and we are all guilty of it, whether consciously or unconsciously. For employers, therefore, creating an inclusive workplace means constantly keeping your finger on the pulse of your organisational culture, being aware of how unconscious bias creeps in, and taking steps to address and prevent it.