The Case For Workplace Diversity

The Case For Workplace Diversity

The UK is facing a skills shortage, with almost a quarter of all vacancies considered skills-shortage vacancies, according to a recent Government Employer Skills Survey.[1] Meanwhile, the prospect of a no-deal Brexit means a shrinking talent pool might shrink further...
Why is ageism so rife?

Why is ageism so rife?

Job candidates in their 50s can add real value to businesses. Lynda Ennis wonders why, at a time when skills are at a premium, so many manufacturers – consciously or unconsciously – ignore older talent? Imagine a scenario where the selection panel for a senior...