Unconscious bias

Hybrid work brings new biases to the fore

Hybrid working has exploded and its impact on how people are led and managed will be tremendous, both positively and negatively. Whereas some leaders have embraced the changes with open arms and have...

How to ensure no-one’s on mute – managing bias on video calls

Despite lockdown easing and many planning a staggered or partial return to the office, homeworking and video calls will likely be a mainstay for many businesses. However, virtual meetings are not...

Why now is not the time to scrap unconscious bias training

You may have seen in that Boris Johnson’s government has made the decision to terminate unconscious bias training for civil servants, with ministers claiming it doesn’t work and citing a report which...

Is HR a hypocrite when it comes to D&I?

With CIPD data showing the HR profession is overwhelmingly female, white and straight, is HR itself walking the talk on diversity and inclusion?

HR's role in strategic succession planning

With greater scrutiny on how organisations are governed and led, now is the time for HR to take charge on succession planning

Three steps to end the gender divide in job feedback

Gender bias is alive and well within workplace feedback systems – and successive data continues to prove it

Using voice assistants in recruitment

What are the pros and cons of using voice assistants in the recruitment process?

Inclusive language within tech job adverts

Taking an inclusive approach to jobs ads and encouraging a greater range of interest should be a no-brainer

How technology can transform HR and the workplace in 2020

Advanced's group HRD Alex Arundale outlines four key trends for HR technology in 2020

Trevor Phillips: Distributed leadership is the “future of business”

A panel on day one of the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition spoke about different ways HR can create good work

Overcoming occupational stereotypes and segregation

The preconceptions we have about certain jobs and gender and race combine to shut people out of occupations or promotions

Graduate schemes falling short on diversity

Recent graduates feel grad schemes are outdated and don't offer all applicants a fair chance, according to research