Unconscious bias when hiring

Unconscious bias when hiring

‘I need someone in their late 20’s or 30’s with 40 years’ experience and wants the salary of a graduate’. It’s always interesting coming into a recruitment exercise when the employer has a very clear idea of what they are looking for in their desired candidate....
Cultural alignment and why it matters

Cultural alignment and why it matters

As with many things, when all is going well, we don’t really look to change things. If no one is complaining, we don’t stop to look for things to improve or identify if we have slipped up anywhere. Culture can be like this too. I spend a large part of my day talking...
Loyalty

Loyalty

Lately I have been thinking a lot about loyalty. Retaining a loyal, cohesive, and productive workforce is instrumental in running a successful business. However, recently many employers have told me they believe their employees lack loyalty and are not committed to...