Bias

A third of young workers concerned about proximity bias

A third (34%) of 18-to-24-year-olds are concerned that working remotely will mean they miss out on progression opportunities.

Webinar: The great fight for talent

A huge wave of change has hit the job market. Flooded with candidates and new opportunities, businesses can’t hire or fill talent gaps fast enough, as reported by Emma Greedy.

Poor strategy crippling D&I efforts

Over half (51%) of SMEs don’t have a process for setting diversity hiring goals, according to a new report.

The impact of cognitive ‘propaganda’ on minority ethnic workers

Last month, The Ivy Asia issued a formal apology after its ‘culturally insensitive’ and ‘totally inappropriate’ ad campaign sparked outrage from critics and members of the public.

Gender diversity? We’re still failing miserably and have to do more

When people think about industries that have successfully championed gender diversity, the tech sector has to hang its head in shame.

Talent acquisition and CSR must break silos to help diversity

Most businesses recognise the value - whether moral, monetary or reputational - of both diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies and corporate, social and governance (CSR) efforts.

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...

Neurodiverse talent representation disappoints in 2021

The government has made it clear that it will be putting skills front and centre of its new legislative agenda to help the country overcome the damage caused by the pandemic.

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...

Video killed the diversity and inclusion star

Despite all the rhetoric, the world seems to be getting worse when it comes to removing bias from our workplaces, levelling the playing field for all employees and improving diversity, equity and...

Businesses must do more on social mobility

Graduates are reluctant to join organisations not addressing social mobility and are put off by bad interview experiences and lack of transparency around pay

Formal bonuses overrated in motivating staff

?Allowing managers to use their discretion when allocating bonuses can help motivate staff, research has found