Celebrating LGBT+ History Month – Embracing diversity and fostering inclusion

In a world that’s constantly evolving, where identities blur and perspectives widen, it’s no surprise that the landscape of sexual orientation and gender identity is shifting too. Recent studies show that just 53% of Gen Z identifies as exclusively straight, with 40% expressing a pattern of attraction outside the scope of exclusively heterosexual attractions between cisgender people.

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Creating an accessible workplace for neurodivergent employees

In the past three years, global talent shakeups have intensified skill shortages, prompting organisations to explore different strategies to attract and retain employees. Part of this process has focused on individuals who may have historically been overlooked, essentially recognising the importance of better supporting employees who identify as neurodivergent (ND).

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The Age of Adaptability: The 2024 Workforce Trends Report

In the dynamic landscape of the modern workplace, seismic shifts are reshaping the foundations of how we define work. The convergence of technological breakthroughs, global connectivity and a rapidly evolving socio-economic fabric has unearthed a wave of transformative forces, creating a nexus where innovation and adaptation collide.

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Total Workforce Index 2023

Developing diverse workforce strategies that tailor the right blend of skills, workforce mix and engagement with labour markets is imperative for organisations navigating the changing business landscapes. The Total Workforce Index™ (TWI) offers a strategic advantage in the talent race by directing investments – short, medium and long-term – towards labour markets with the highest potential impact on sectors and skill sets influencing dynamic business environments.

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ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey – Q1 2024

Data from the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey of UK hiring managers indicates that cross-sector skills gaps have reached a record 18-year high of 80% nationally, whilst hiring plans for Q1 2024 remain cautious-yet-steady, quarter-on-quarter, with a net hiring intent of +27%…

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The importance of psychological safety within the workplace

One of the most basic things any organisation can provide its employees with is an environment and culture that fosters psychological safety. And yet research shows that a significant portion of the workforce are continuously being failed by their employers in this regard. Two key cohorts are those experiencing menopause and imposter syndrome.

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