Advice and Opinion - July 2021

  • Advancing Gender Equality For Professional Roles In Higher Education And Research Institutions In The UK

    Posted on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 by Kelly Vere, Director of Technical Skills & Strategy, University of NottinghamNo comments

    Last week saw the launch of the transformed UK Athena Swan Charter . The new Charter builds on the successes that the Athena Swan Charter has already had in promoting gender equality in higher education and research. The Athena Swan Charter was established in 2005 with the aim of advancing gender equality for women in STEMM academic roles in academia. Over the past 16 years there has undoubtedly ...

  • Why Is Diversity Of Opinion Important?

    Posted on Friday, July 2, 2021 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    Why are differing perspectives and opinions important in the workplace? When each member of your team is already on the same page, you run the risk of creating a stale environment. In order to push boundaries, and consider all possible angles, a wider range of influences and opinions are needed. Recognition of diverse perspectives requires self-awareness, intellectual flexibility, and broad ...

  • Building A Young Workforce

    Posted on Friday, July 2, 2021 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    Whilst unemployment is at an all-time high, new businesses are also facing challenges from the impact of the pandemic. Opportunities through paid internship schemes have allowed for certainty in many graduates going forward, and hearing these success stories are motivating young people across the UK. Searching for your first job can be daunting, and in the midst of a pandemic, it can be even more ...