There are certain things every new mother and father fervently wish upon their new-born daughter. A healthy, happy life, a childhood full of fun, love, laughter and learning. Teenage years packed with opportunity, discovery and encouragement, linking seamlessly into an adulthood in which ambitions are crushed by invisible barriers. Wait … what? Continue reading “Eliminating Bias in the Workplace; a Root & Branch Approach”
Being biased is an unfortunate side effect of human nature, and we are all guilty of it, whether consciously or unconsciously. For employers, therefore, creating an inclusive workplace means constantly keeping your finger on the pulse of your organisational culture, being aware of how unconscious bias creeps in, and taking steps to address and prevent it.Continue reading “Creating A Consciously Inclusive Culture”
‘No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin’ (Nelson Mandela). Very true, but we are all capable of viewing the world through a racially biased lens … even when we don’t realise it. So, exactly what is ‘casual racism’ in the workplace, and how can employers eradicate it? Continue reading “I’m Not Racist, But …”
By 2020 there will be a deficit of 300,000 digitally skilled workers in London. This is a skills gap that cannot feasibly be plugged by men alone. What is being done to encourage women into the STEM sector?