Global Taxonomy: Inclusive Recruitment

New Webinar: How Inclusive Are Your Competencies?

Many organisations focus on developing inclusive recruitment processes that are both fair and effective. To achieve this, we know that the recruitment criteria – often competencies – are critical, as they influence who is selected. In this webinar, James Meachin, business psychologist and expert in inclusive recruitment, will show how to: Develop, define and use […]

Written by on September 20, 2023

3 Priorities For Ensuring Fairness When Planning Organisational Change

The business world is responding to significant disruption, with many operating models no longer fit for purpose.

Gartner estimates that the average organisation has undergone five company-wide changes in the past three years. Having navigated through the challenges introduced by the COVID pandemic, there are new changes on the horizon.

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is likely to create unprecedented change, disrupting tasks, job roles, and skill requirements. Currently, 75% of organisations are expecting to increase the number of change initiatives in the next three years.

Written by on August 30, 2023

Does the Old Boys’ Network still exist?

It certainly seems archaic that an individual’s family contacts, where they went to school or even their gender could give them access to a network that enables them to achieve positions of influence or seniority. A study by the London School of Economics though, found in 2017 that alumni from the UK’s nine leading public […]

Written by on January 28, 2020

Are appointments doomed to bias?

What is an ‘identity-conscious’ approach? When organisations are consciously trying to establish and hit diversity targets, they may implement an ‘identity-conscious’ approach to recruitment. This means that candidate shortlists would have to include a certain number of men, women and different ethnic minority backgrounds, and it seeks to ensure proper consideration is given to females […]

Written by on February 7, 2019

“Making it Real” at all stages of selection with Situational Judgement Tests

As Diversity and Inclusion has become a key priority, it is time to re-examine accepted assessment and selection practices. Some of our most trusted techniques can be at odds with our aims to attract and select a more diverse talent pool. Driven by time and budget considerations, we have often used a funnel approach with […]

Written by on November 9, 2018