Achieving Authentically Inclusive Workplace Cultures with Dr Jen O’Ryan #67

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Dr Jen O’Ryan who is an Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity strategist focused on helping people build authentically inclusive and welcoming companies.  We also discuss Dr. Jen O’Ryan’s book “Inclusive AF: A Field Guide for ‘Accidental’ Diversity Experts”.

Mastering English intelligibility in Business with Eisha Karol #59

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Eisha Karol, who is the founder of PronounceMe, an award-winning business which provides highly tailored levels of pronunciation training to address every aspect of language learning.  Eisha explains why HR Leaders must consider English intelligibility when attracting and developing talent.  With inclusivity and diversity at the heart of most HR agendas, it is surprising how often language is overlooked. However, Language is an expression of a person’s culture, and learning a new language is a process of cultural interchange.  So let’s find out more…

Hiring for Diversity & Decoding Bias with Arthur Woods #58

Arthur Woods, a social entrepreneur and LGBTQIA+ advocate working at the intersection of equity, inclusion, and technology joins Nick Day on the HR L&D Podcast to discuss his Amazon Bestselling book, Hiring for Diversity and Mathison, his technology platform that equips employers with everything they need to manage their diversity hiring efforts.  Arthur is also the creator of the first Equal Hiring Index, which we discuss in detail on the show!

How a Cancel Culture is Silencing Us at Work with Simon Fanshawe #55

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Simon Fanshawe, OBE, who is a former Perrier Award-winning stand-up comedian and co-founder of Stonewall to discuss the silencing of views and the impact of cancel culture in the workplace

10 Strategies to Improve Recruitment Diversity Post-Pandemic with Margaret Ochieng #46

Many studies behind current recruitment strategies highlight weaknesses that need to be addressed if businesses want to improve their processes for attracting and retaining diverse talent.  Many of these processes are embedded in the cultural values, strategies, and behaviours of organisations.  Margaret Ochieng and Nick Day discuss 10 Strategies to Improve Recruitment Diversity Post-Pandemic and explore why it is essential businesses and talent leaders recognise the value behind building a robust diversity recruitment strategy.

Using VR for Good: Reducing Bias & Improving DEI with Dr. Robin Rosenberg #44

Dr. Robin Rosenberg, a clinical psychologist and textbook author explains how virtual reality (VR) can be used “for good” by helping to foster in employees a deeper understanding of how and why other people may feel slighted or marginalized, and how we can utilise immersive technologies to approach such interactions differently.  Dr. Rosenberg explains that by combining the science of psychology and emotional and cognitive learning, with immersive virtual reality and online learning, we can address incivility and demographic-based bias, such as that related to race/ethnicity and gender, to help create workplaces that are more respectful and inclusive for all.

Creating Inclusive Workplaces with Jes Osrow #41

Jes an all-around HR go-getter with 10+ years in HR, recruitment, DEI, and L&D.  Her goal is to create fundamental change by empowering inclusive workplaces and cultures that are inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible for all employees. As Co-Founder of The Rise Journey, she works to operationalize DEIBA (diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and accessibility) strategies as part of building foundational and sustainable organizational culture.

How has WFH impacted our Mental Wellbeing? with Ama Afrifa-Tchie #39

Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of People, Wellbeing & Equity at Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England joins Nick Day, Founder of JGA Recruitment Group to discuss the impact Working From Home is having on our mental health in the new world of work.  Ama is a valiant cultural builder whose specialism spans people’s experience, workplace culture, diversity & inclusion, mental health and well-being, and corporate responsibility and in this episode, she brings a number of fascinating insights into how WFH is affecting Mental Health.

Investing & Integrating HR Tech with Robert Hicks #34

Robert Hicks, Group Human Resources Director at Reward Gateway joins Nick on the HR L&D Podcast to talk about HR tech, employee wellbeing, reward programmes and Diversity and Inclusion.  Listen to this episode to discover why all firms should be considering investing in HR innovation and technology – not just the big brands!

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10 Steps to realign your diversity recruitment strategy – WEBINAR RECORDING & NOTES

Welcome to our Webinar: “10 Steps to realign your diversity recruitment strategy”.

If you were unable to make this webinar live,  here is the link to the recording: – (we recommend fast-forwarding the first 2m 30 secs, which is when we begin the content)

In addition, please find below a copy of the statistics and summary notes that I hope brings some of these steps to life, so you can use these to help you deliver an effective ED&I strategy post-pandemic.

The Password to access the PDF is: Diversity

10-Steps-to-Improving-DI-Recruitment-Strategies-Post-Pandemic-Webinar-PDF.pdf (442 downloads)

If anyone is interested in exploring this subject further, please reach out to either myself of Margaret Ochieng and we would be happy to help. Our contact details can be found in the attachment.

Whether you joined live, or enjoy the replay, I hope you found the content useful and engaging.

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