Belonging

The power of open-sourcing HR: Why belonging is best built without walls

It’s no secret that different people and HR teams have their individual superpowers.

DEI teams hit by tech layoffs as data shows leaders fail to champion diversity

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) teams are being cut as tech leaders commit to massive layoffs.

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D&I Clinic: Stuck in neutral?

Q. We’re concerned about using gender neutral as a term – isn’t a sense of individuality essential to creating a culture of belonging?

Five tips to avoid the destructive reality of poor DEIB activity

Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEI) has emerged as a key element of business and HR strategies as companies focus on building inclusive workplaces that drive sustainable growth and...

Using a Diversity Dictionary to overcome fear of saying the wrong thing

The benefits of a business with people from different backgrounds are clear. Not only does it bring diversity of thought and allow people to learn from different experiences, but it can also help...

UK businesses isolating Hindu employees

A lack of representation is leading Hindu employees to feel isolated at work.

How might HR get in the way of creating truly diverse and inclusive cultures?  

Whether generalist or specialist, most HR professionals have explored diversity and inclusion (D&I). It may therefore seem counter intuitive that all too often, the very function that tends to lead on...

The power of humour at work

We’re a nation in mourning, united by events which affect all of us, no matter what our politics or allegiances. Such events affect teams in organisations in a wide variety of ways, providing a leader...

Hot topic: Do employers need to take a stand on pronouns? Part two

Declaring pronouns at work has become more common, yet banking group Halifax received plenty of public backlash when it announced employees could wear name badges which included preferred pronouns.

Hot topic: Do employers need to take a stand on pronouns? Part one

Declaring pronouns at work has become more common, yet banking group Halifax received plenty of public backlash when it announced employees could wear name badges which included preferred pronouns.

The impact of being outed at work

My path to being out at work hasn't been an easy one. When I was young and relatively new to the workplace I was forcibly outed as bisexual by a colleague at a former employer, leaving me feeling...

Best of HR books: June 2022

We delve into the new releases to find out what HR has been reading this month.