Here’s a confronting truth. One you maybe thinking doesn’t apply to you – of course you want to hire the best person for the job. “We’re NOT looking for the best person for the job. We ARE looking for [pause] err, someone like me” A Hiring Truth Yet, the odds of actually achieving this is […]
Category: Diversity Recruiting
Hurray for spring! A beautiful time of year where everything seems to come to life. You see a world more colourful. It even smells better. Opportunities abound. And not just at home, but at work too. It’s the first quarter of the new financial year. Over the last 2 months you’ve been handed your budget […]
People’s names are one of the sweetest sounds that people hear. Best to get it right. How would you pronounce the last name Wesolowski? Maybe Wahzuhlooski? Even Wazinski? or more accurately Wes-oh-LAU-skee? Maybe for an anglophile like me, this is a little easier ‘chess-toe-HOW-ski’ Mispronouncing, misspelling, misinterpreting or misjudging a person’s name is a surefire […]
Reality and our experience of reality are not the same thing. Disturbingly.
‘The Customer Is Always Right’ – Marshall Field & Harry Gordon Selfridge, 1852 This centuries old, well worn quote still stands the test of time today. In many ways little has changed. A businesses raison d’être is to make customers happy. What has changed, is that more and more companies are investing in building a […]
Here are 25 ways you can achieve a recruitment process that strips out bias and support efforts to diversify your workforce.