Bias

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

BAME equality held back by toxic cultures

A panel at a Westminster Employment Forum policy conference spoke of the need for organisations to be willing to have uncomfortable conversations about race

Workplace maternity discrimination rife

Unfair treatment towards pregnant women and returning mothers is still common in the workplace, according to exclusive research by HR magazine

Double standards stunting female career progression

Women face greater challenges to career progression, but male employees are less aware of gendered double standards

Women hit most by AI-driven job losses

Almost 400,000 jobs held by women in the public sector, banking and retail have been lost since 2011, according to research from the RSA's Future Work Centre

L'Oréal: AI can diversify talent acquisition

At the Unleash World Conference and Expo, L'Oreal's chief digital officer of global human resources Niilesh Bhoite explained how the company created a fairer faster recruitment process