Equitable Development Equation: Transforming Corporations through Inclusivity, Talent Development, and Sustained Success. In the ever-evolving landscape of the corporate world, one thing remains constant: organizations that prioritize equity, inclusivity, and talent development are positioned for sustained success. This brings us to the concept of the "Equitable Development Equation." A strategic [...]
Quiet hiring is a world away from the bog standard recruitment practices. Let's think about the recruitment process within your organisation, what does it look like? Perhaps something like this: Draft job description Meet with HRBP Have group calls with recruiters Remind HRBP to post vacancy on internal job board [...]
Buzzword Loosing it's Buzz . . . Post 2020 Diversity, DEI, EDI, and JEDI were key buzzwords that 99.9% of organisations felt compelled to ensure were front and centre of their website, internal comms, and external comms, in short, we saw DEI positions popping up left, right and centre. Being [...]
Spring Week Pressures Spring Week placements always seem to be like Gold-dust. First/second-year undergraduates put themselves through the wringer and apply en masse to a series of financial institutions. With the hope to be one of the lucky few to secure a Spring week placement. I recently supported candidates with [...]
Do you know one of the most common phrases employees use? Well, let me share it with you; it’s “yeah, sure, no problem”. This overused phrase contributes to employees entering and then downing in that bottomless pit of “overwhelm”. Ultimately leads to burnout and career frustration. This is why setting [...]
The majority of rganisations are great at attracting Entry-Talent, but then struggle to retain their rising stars, so whilst attrition rates go up - the entry-level talent pool goes down. In this blog we explore how to buck this trend and engage, empower and retain the talent pipeline of an organisation.
We have all heard the phrase "You are on MUTE!" shouted over and over again during, virtual meetings, I want to delve in to why in the wider sense, now is not the time to be MUTE but visible and heard . . .
No this is not an attempt to share an old family recipe, this is how to turn what might be the bitterness of constructive criticism into developing a constructive path of self-reflection & self-leadership. All of which can be achieved in 3 easy steps . . .
There is quite a bit being said about “being your authentic self at work”. Some companies put this message out there, but when employees bring their 100% authentic self to the office, they may subtlely begin to be treated differently. And then . . .
How many CV’s do you have? Now, I am not suggesting you become the Imelda Marcos of CVs as I doubt that she needed 000’s of shoes, and I have yet to meet anyone who has 000’s of CVs.
However, I do see ...
As new entrants embark upon their career trajectory, a few things become apparent quite quickly. Firstly, employee and employer are at opposing spectrums of the expectations/reality radar—the result? A negative experience for both parties. An employee becomes disengaged, the employer becomes frustrated with the employee, hardly a win-win situation! Simple [...]
It can be said there is a thin line between brand inspiration and brand imitation, to the very extent, the lines can become blurred. So how do you successfully identify the line and escape the crossover? For example, the above image is of the infamous logos for Gucci and Chanel. [...]
How are you doing? Have you heard of the saying "What got you to where you are is not enough to take you to where you want to go ?" As you define your career progression path, you equally have to map out the requirements needed to enable you to [...]
With numerous global high profile campaigns (http://www.heforshe.org ; http://30percentclub.org ) a heightened lens is being placed upon diversity in the workplace, particularly at Board Level. It is therefore unsurprising that currently trending amongst many Blue – Chip organisations (Lloyds Banking Group, Standard Chartered PLC, RBS, Barclays) there is a desire to achieve increased [...]
How do you get the most out of networking events? Firstly, one has to decipher the purpose of attending the event. Eight out of Ten times when the primary objective is to obtain as many sales lead as humanly possible networking becomes a regurgitated and extremely tired Sales pitch event. [...]