Our research showed reading as a teenager was a stronger indicator of curiosity than, say, their mathematical ability.
Employers need good strategies to hire and retain more workers of color and older workers. The mandatory diversity training and requisite skills tests many of them now rely on don’t measure up.
The use of unreliable, discriminatory automated recruitment tools is on the rise – and they’re completely unregulated.
The nation has very low unemployment figures, but that masks a complex labour market.
Nepotism is not such a bad move, it seems.
The flipside of workers quitting or changing jobs during the pandemic is a huge new talent pool in the market – are employers and recruiters ready to make the most of it?
What can be done to turn the tide on the alarmingly high staff turnover among higher education institutions in South Africa.
A second plot was planned on 9/11, but there were too few terrorists to carry it off. Twenty years later, al-Qaida and its offshoot the Islamic State group still have trouble attracting recruits.
Discrimination against job applicants with ethnic minority, “foreign” names is still endemic.
Kenya faces the dilemma of an ageing workforce. The problem can be addressed by developing a strategic workforce plan for employees.
The most commonly requested, and rejected, reasonable adjustment is now widespread in many organisations. But does working from home really remove barriers for disabled people?
When people are hungry or not sure where their next meal is coming from, they get angry at their governments. This gives terrorist groups opportunities to recruit new members.
Women are underrepresented in technology fields, but especially so in cybersecurity. It’s not just a matter of fairness. Women are better than men at key aspects of keeping the internet safe.
Dominic Cummings should read up on a deeply flawed experiment from the 1940s before he reads through those job applications.
Many of Britain’s elite employers do not perform well when it comes to cognitive diversity.
Certain criteria are needed to lead a university but additional knowledge is also useful.
Expecting algorithms to perform perfectly might be asking too much of ourselves.
Private school teachers are generally happier than state school teachers, but not for the reasons you might think.
The vast majority of managers said they wanted “the best person for the job”. They had less idea of just who that might be, or how to ensure appointments on merit and equity targets co-exist.
Education is not the only way to tackle social mobility, employers also have a key role to play.