Mi Business Magazine – How to inhibit the impact of unconscious bias

Mi Business Magazine – How to inhibit the impact of unconscious bias

Whilst the uptake of inclusivity policies is increasing and workplaces are becoming more diverse, it is important to not only look at the structures in which people operate, but also within the individuals themselves. Without spending time educating individuals about their own beliefs, any changes you make in structures and policies will not be full embedded for the future as individuals will not see how their own beliefs fit into the wider picture or the importance of their own actions to the working environment of others. (more…)...
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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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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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Training Journal – The Mentoring Manual

Training Journal – The Mentoring Manual

All too often, people blur the distinctions between mentoring and coaching, or interpret both of these learning interventions to be the same - however it’s important to be aware that there are subtle differences. Both are very valuable in the workplace, especially for creating an inclusive workplace, but coaching and mentoring have different roles to play. (more…)...
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Undercover Recruiter – Make Inclusivity at the Heart of Your Recruitment

Undercover Recruiter – Make Inclusivity at the Heart of Your Recruitment

By Teresa Boughey There’s no one size fits all as the skills required for one specific industry won’t be the same for another, which is why every organisation needs to tailor their recruitment strategy. Despite the differences in requirements and process, all organisations need to place inclusivity at the heart of their recruitment to ensure the selection process is equitable for all. Not only does these benefit candidates, but it means businesses can make the most of all the talent available. There are simple strategies that you can implement which will improve the inclusivity of your recruitment, whilst streamlining current processes. (more…)...
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New Book Features Diversity and Inclusion Expert

New Book Features Diversity and Inclusion Expert

An award-winning, Shropshire based Diversity and Inclusion consultant has been featured in a book which captures the stories of inspirational women in business, who are all role models. Teresa Boughey, CEO and founder of Jungle HR and Jungle Diversity has contributed a chapter about her business journey, her challenges, achievements and top tips for the book ‘I am a Woman Who’. The book has been compiled by Sandra Garlick, Founder of Woman Who Achieves Awards and Woman Who Inspires Network which now operates in partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). (more…)...
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