With 71% of millennials stating that diversity and inclusion is important to them when considering a new employer, it has never been more important for organisations to understand how having a diverse and inclusive culture can impact their bottom line.
Research on gender stereotypes has found that in times of crisis people think that stereotypically "female" traits are more important in a leader, and that stereotypically "male" traits are less desirable.
Joanna Moorehead from The Guardian provides invaluable insight into patterns of bullying and preventative tips for parents and carers. She explores how to make children more resilient to bullying and in return stop them becoming bullies themselves.
Scottish born software engineer Amy Watson, started Code Like a Girl in 2016 while studying Computer Science at the Glasgow University. The company was set up with a mission to attract more women into the industry still dominated by men and closing a pay gap within tech industry.
Social impact investor, Warren Valdmanis talks about improving company value and profitability by creating “good” jobs, where people feel safe, valued and where they have promising future.
A diverse team is a good thing. It's the best way to get a mix of different ideas and creative solutions, especially when you're working on complex projects or problems. However, managing a diverse team certainly has its challenges.
LGBT history month is a time where we can look back at the struggles LGBT+ people have faced and at the struggles they still face today. This group still face great discrimination, and this can surface in the workplace too. So, how can you support them? What is LGBT+? LGBT+ (Sometimes written as LGBTQ+) stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (with the
Anyone entering a new workplace is likely to feel nervous and unsure at first – and this feeling is increased enormously for those belonging to a minority group.
A recent survey revealed that 51% of professionals do not believe that people of all backgrounds will ever have equal opportunity to succeed within their organizations.
Social psychologist Leah Georges shows how we're more similar than different and offers helpful tactics for navigating the multigenerational workplace.
Equality and Diversity in the workplace may seem to some as an afterthought – today we explore why it’s important, and what adverse effects ignoring discrimination might have on your business. What is discrimination? Discrimination is defined as “the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, sex, or disability.” This can be anything
Communication does not have to be as hard as you think. Employers just need to understand the different ways in which we can communicate. This will allow them to look at their own situation and needs, gathering more options to choose from. Without having accessible options of communication, employees can be left feeling lost, overwhelmed and unmotivated. When there are
Mentoring can make a huge and long-lasting impact on a person’s skills and growth. January is named National Mentoring Month. It aims to promote the idea of becoming a mentor to more people, as well as encouraging more organisations to run mentoring programs and initiatives. Why be a Mentor? Growth and development – both in one’s personal life and career – is
LGBTQ+ 'Two Boys Kissing' by David Levitham Two boys kissing, the story of two 17-year-olds, Harry, and Craig, who go out to break the Guinness world record for locking lips - a 35-hour marathon - to make a statement about homophobia. 'Annie On My Mind' by Nancy Garden Liza and Annie, two girls who meet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Both
Many of us have spent the duration of COVID feeling alone, unable to see our friends and peers in person. This Blue Monday, we look at how loneliness can affect us and what we can do to assist those who are vulnerable without a support network. Who is most affected by loneliness? Loneliness can affect anyone at any time due to circumstance,