Talented Ladies Club – Why we need a holistic approach to stamp out unconscious biases in the workplace

Talented Ladies Club – Why we need a holistic approach to stamp out unconscious biases in the workplace

Despite the best of us professing that we do not hold any kind of bias within our decision making processes or initial judgements, it is highly likely that some unconscious biases or learned behaviours have made an impression upon our perceptions or actions. This is not to say that those who harbour these biases are bad people and have made these decisions consciously – often these judgements and decision-making processes happen without us even realising! (more…)...
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Jungle CEO named in the shortlist of the Business Book Awards 2020

Jungle CEO named in the shortlist of the Business Book Awards 2020

Teresa Boughey, founder and CEO of Jungle HR and Inclusion247, has started the year with another accolade when her best-selling book ‘Closing the Gap - 5 Steps to Creating an Inclusive Culture’ was named as one of only six books to be shortlisted for the Business Book Awards (BBA) 2020 in the ‘Exceptional Book that Promotes Diversity’ category. The multi award-winning Shropshire Business woman was revealed as a finalist for her first book on Wednesday 15th January at the prestigious BBA shortlist party in the company of many impressive and established authors. (more…)...
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HR Review – How key is a talent management strategy in business today?

HR Review – How key is a talent management strategy in business today?

In today’s business world, it is essential that the talent, skills and personality of each individual employee is perfectly understood by the senior managers and business owners. Without a clear idea of what each employee brings to your workplace, you cannot future proof your organisation. Talent planning isn’t something that should be guessed – guesswork could leave your business trailing behind both competitors and the latest technological advancements. It needs to be strategically thought through so that no individual is left behind or neglected, and proactive so everyone can be developed, and you are open to the latest innovations. (more…)...
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Start Your Business – 5 Ways to Embed D&I into your Business

Start Your Business – 5 Ways to Embed D&I into your Business

It’s not unusual for diversity and inclusion initiatives to rise to the top of the leadership agenda particularly when deadlines loom on the horizon, especially those that involve a level of external scrutiny.However, creating a workplace environment which is inclusive for its employees isn’t synonymous with large companies but is as relevant to companies of all sizes and  at all growth stages from start up to scale up.    Policies and procedures can be beneficial for raising awareness, however these alone are not enough for embedding diversity and inclusion across all aspects of your business.  (more…)...
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Training Journal: Inclusion is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace, not just a D&I professional

Training Journal: Inclusion is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace, not just a D&I professional

When businesses travel along their diversity and inclusivity journey, it’s not uncommon for them to look to a diversity and inclusion (D&I) professional to come in with the hope of them being able to ‘fix’ their company culture. This tick-box approach may raise your diversity levels at face value, but without involving everyone in the workplace within your inclusion initiatives, you will not be able to create the sense of belonging that is so important when establishing an inclusive workplace. (more…)...
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Sunday Times – Future CEO Supplement – Why inclusive leaders must give workers a voice

Sunday Times – Future CEO Supplement – Why inclusive leaders must give workers a voice

The chief executive’s role is changing from the traditional command and control approach to one of inclusive and purposeful leadership - Marianne Curphey discusses this issue with leading experts (abridged). Business has changed fundamentally and, while returns to shareholders remain a priority for the chief executive, this has to be paired with a greater emphasis on sustainability and purpose. The role of a CEO has become that of a chameleon, says Tom Johnson, chief digital officer, global clients, at WPP’s Mindshare. (more…)...
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