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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New podcast seeks to widen diversity and inclusion dialogue

New podcast seeks to widen diversity and inclusion dialogue

Whilst the importance of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) is being increasingly recognised by large and small businesses alike, it is often seen in isolation or ends up being something that is only paid attention to when the next data is due. Here at Jungle HR we are passionate that inclusion should not just be prioritised when people are looking so our CEO, Teresa Boughey, has launched a new Inclusion247 podcast where she interviews a host of high-profile guests about their inclusivity journey. The Inclusion247 podcast is designed for professionals who want to create an inclusive workplace culture and make a difference to society as a whole no matter where they are on their inclusivity journey. (more…)...
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People Management – Employers too focused on diversity and have forgotten inclusion, says CIPD report

People Management – Employers too focused on diversity and have forgotten inclusion, says CIPD report

Employers should be spending less time focusing on diversity metrics and more on promoting genuine inclusion, according to a new report from the CIPD, which says businesses must tackle barriers such as poor progression and bias to introduce real change. I was pleased to contribute to this article about the report, Building inclusive workplaces, which was released 23 September 2019 to coincide with the start of National Inclusion Week. The report said employers were often too worried about creating a workforce that looked diverse, and needed to focus more on how employees with diverse backgrounds were supported and included once they were in the business. (more…)...
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Association of MBAs – Everyone has a role in creating an inclusive culture

Association of MBAs – Everyone has a role in creating an inclusive culture

Inclusivity and diversity in the workplace regularly topping the agenda, but it is still very commonly thought to be the role of HR to ensure that a diverse range of people are employed and that everyone is supported within the organisation. This is not the case, as Teresa Boughey finds out An inclusive culture can never truly be created, without the efforts of leaders, managers, colleagues and those outside the workplace, I’m setting out to show the key role that everyone has to play, alongside that of the HR department, in order to ensure an organisation is welcoming and supportive. (more…)...
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HR & Diversity Specialist Reaches Finals in Regional Award

HR & Diversity Specialist Reaches Finals in Regional Award

An HR consultancy that works with executive boards and management teams supporting their development and growth and advising them on gender, diversity and inclusivity matters is celebrating it’s a run of successes at awards this year. Teresa Boughey, founder and MD of Jungle HR and Jungle Diversity has been announced as a finalist of the Midlands BCC (Business and Community Charity) Awards in the Most Influential Business Person of the Year category.  This category recognises not only the successful business they run but showcases how they inspire others around them, how they demonstrate their authority in their field and how they have the gravitas to be noticed and respected by others. (more…)...
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Relocate Global – Helping companies to foster a diverse and inclusive culture

Relocate Global – Helping companies to foster a diverse and inclusive culture

Fresh from toppling two best-selling authors from three of Amazon’s business lists with her new book, Closing the Gap – 5 steps to creating an Inclusive Culture, Teresa Boughey – CIPD fellow, CEO of Jungle HR and policy influencer – opened Relocate’s Festival of Global People in May with an inspiring and accessible keynote speech. Marianne Curphey reports: "Inclusion is the role and responsibility of everyone at an organisation,” Teresa Boughey explained in her keynote speech on creating an inclusive culture. (more…)...
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