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.
Even back in the 90s, researchers were trying to alert hiring managers to the ineffectiveness of this as a tool, noting some major problems.
There are many instances where underrepresented groups may be unwittingly discriminated against in recruitment due to affinity bias.
Redesigning staffing policies will attract and retain high-quality teachers in the schools that need them most.
We have scholarships specifically targeted at women to redress the gender imbalance in STEM subjects. So why can’t we do the same for men in primary education?
Placing a recruitment cap on teacher education courses does not guarantee delivery of high quality graduates, and risks limiting diversity in the profession.
A young boy is strapped with explosives and sent to detonate himself and those around him at a school. An expert on terrorism explains how and why children become embroiled in militant conflicts.