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Interesting new podcast from the FT – Working It, which this week explores the changes in legislation regarding pay transparency. There are new rules around job adverts mandating pay details in New York plus the ability to find out exactly what your neighbour/friend earns in Norway. There are very compelling
Interesting article below – my question would be: Is there less gender inequality in professions with very high qualification standards? Would you mansplain to someone you knew is just as qualified as you? Or is this just wishful thinking?!

Retiring at 50?! I just got going…..!

Posted on January 17, 2023
Great article on Linkedin from Lisa Unwin, Co-founder & CEO of Reignite Academy, Careers Expert for Noon, LinkedIn Top Voice, Author, Expert on women’s careers You can’t possibly have missed the headlines about the “over 50s” dropping out of the workforce. Just this morning I bumped into our local estate
Although it’s still popular in the UK, working from home is less prevalent, according to LinkedIn (writes Joe Green in A survey taken by LinkedIn of around 3,000 managers across the UK has found concern among decision-makers that staff who work from home are less productive than those in

What if recruitment was random?

Posted on November 1, 2022
Interesting article from Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic who says that overhauling hiring practices could increase gender-related fairness and diversity, and upgrade the quality of leaders in the workplace? by Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic 14 July 2022 Although there is well-established science backing the concept of making recruitment evidence-based and data-driven, most organisations still
Interesting article about how employers are trying desperately to make the office into a place of collaboration, community and connection but if no-one turns up then it can be just a big disappointment?But all the data says that if you rescind flexible working, employees will leave. “Flexibility is now seen
Sophie Peterson