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The Common Trait Of Organisations That Are Serious About Diversity

Last week, Twitter did something that surprisingly few companies dare to do: they released a diversity report, the first ever for the company. The contents were disappointingly familiar: a huge under representation of women and minority ethnic groups. This is [...]

July 30, 2014 Professional

When Your Ethnicity Is Welcome But Your Professional Competencies Are Not

In the third of a four part series exploring hidden prejudice in the workplace we explore a process where minority ethnic professionals may find that their ethnicity is welcome but their professional competencies are not. A friend of mine made [...]

March 3, 2014 Professional

When That Innocent Question About Your Culture Isn’t So Innocent

In the first of a four part series exploring hidden prejudice in the workplace we explore how discrimination can be so subtle that you may mistake it for genuine personal interest. Not long ago, a friend of mine told me [...]

February 24, 2014 Professional
Apples And Oranges

Read This If Your Mentor Or Protégé Is From A Different Ethnic Background To You

Sometimes differences in ethnicity can be an obstacle for minority ethnic professionals in their developmental relationships. Sharing ethnicity has been shown to have a positive influence on developmental relationships. However ethnicity isn’t the be all and end all in a [...]

February 10, 2014 Professional
Quick and Dirty

What I Learned From My Quick & Dirty Survey

I recently conducted a quick and dirty research survey, the response was phenomenal and  I didn’t expect the process around the survey to become as interesting as the survey itself! A lot of the research I come across assumes that [...]

February 3, 2014 Professional