In part 3 of this exclusive series, Nadia Nagamootoo discusses how organisations can create a more equal playing field for men and women alike within the organisation. She looks at the importance of culture in creating gender parity for men.
Every alternate article on the World Wide Web makes a reference to unconscious bias and discrimination in one form or another. Look hard enough and you’ll find it. There are, of course, some forms of discrimination that are referred to about more often than others are. Take for example, diversity. The words that probably come to mind when you hear ‘diversity’ are – gender, race and religion; and of the three, we all know which catches the largest focus. However, there is one other form of diversity that is fast dwindling in the workplace and yet is hardly talked about.
It scares me sometimes when I think about the big decisions I’ve made on gut feel and will probably continue to make relying on my instincts.
How many research papers do we need to read or edicts from top class CEOs before we get the message that in every organisation, it all comes down to the people?
We conducted a Q&A interview with Cherron Inko-Tariah MBE, Founder of 'The Power of Staff Networks' and Consultant, regarding staff networks and diversity and inclusion.
Could you introduce yourself and what you do?
Complexity as the enemy is a popular catch cry.
So what creates complexity in organisations and should strategies that generate complexity be avoided?
Here’s a quick summary of what is typically described as making organisations more complex.
People; more staff, more staff locations, multiple lines of accountability and responsibility, role duplication, diversity of workforce, more relationships with third parties / business partners / vendors.
While two weeks ago, I said 2017 will remain etched in memory for the #MeToo campaign and #GoogleforJobs, there were quite a few topics (not all new) that captured the imagination of folks in HR. It may not have been the banner year for HR innovation, but there was plenty in news to keep us going. Here is a roundup of 12 topics from the last 12 months that had HR professionals (and others) around the globe sit up & take notice.
#WomenInTech #Diversity #TalentManagement
To some it is a reality, for others, it is a thing of the past. However, statistics show to this day that the gender pay gap still exists in some countries. The UK, unfortunately, is on the list.
It is not rare to hear about situations in which women are apparently being underpaid due to their gender-related skills and other gender-related conditions. Despite official statistics reporting a rise in women having as good qualifications as men in the UK, there is still the notion that payment is different depending on gender.
Amongst others, the written CV, the email, and then Linkedin, all disrupted recruitment methodology and process. Now video technology will be the next game changer for the recruitment industry.
There is no doubt.
Video is proliferating as a mainstream communications method both at home and within organisations, it is a matter of time before it becomes a mainstream recruitment tool.
Here are 5 reasons why: