All organisations know that growth and development are an essential driver for long-term employee happiness and job satisfaction. When employees know that their organisation is
According to 2021 data from Arctic Shores, one in four organisations considers unconscious bias as their number one recruitment challenge. But beyond unconscious bias training
Hiring is time-consuming — and time is money. According to 2022 data from SHRM, bringing a new employee onboard and bringing them up to speed
If we think about it, the hiring process never really was built equally for everyone. Part of the problem is that it’s always relied on
Every second we spend on the internet, we’re being bombarded with images. You might not notice most of them as you’re scrolling through your Instagram
Leadership has always struggled with a diversity problem. Back in 2015, data shows there were more CEOs named John in US companies than women CEOs.
When we’re talking about DEI, we often hear the word ‘buy-in’ a lot. And while it might sound like business jargon, the simple truth is
Humans have always liked giving things labels — even other people. And when we’re talking DEI, that can lead us into a few snags. “We
It’s often said that building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organisation is an ongoing journey, not a finite process. And while continuous improvement is key
Over the last few years, we’ve seen a lot of progress and awareness on DEI. Organisations understand its value beyond its bottom line benefits —
How we communicate at work matters. Every word and every sentence we share — whether written or said — gets interpreted and understood depending on
Over the last few years, organisations globally have become single-minded in their efforts to eliminate unconscious bias from their processes and practices. And while this
In today’s fast-paced environment for business, speed — and deep pockets — are often of the essence when it comes to hiring. And as the
Each day, we make around 35,000 decisions. Whether we’re making breakfast, mapping the best commute to work, or choosing a TV show to watch, our
Ask anyone to picture what a ‘leader’ looks like, and we’re all pretty likely to share the same mental image: A White, university-educated man, probably
Performance reviews are often a long, daunting process for HR leaders and managers alike. But when they’re not implemented with the right structure and intention,
From next year, organisations across the EU will be required to report publicly on their impact — on society, their workforce, the environment, and their
In today’s competitive market for talent, your employer brand says a lot about you. It tells candidates who you are as a company, and what
The words you use in a job ad can say a lot about your organisation. Every time a candidate reads your job advert, their brains
Leaders are critical to setting the drumbeat for any organisation. They rally the workforce around a shared sense of purpose, and make sure everyone pulls
DEIB will always be an uphill battle for every organisation. Goals can feel huge. Change can feel glacial and slow. And seeing impact takes a
Hiring managers are a vital component of any talent acquisition strategy. But while they might be strong at identifying rising talent, hiring managers aren’t often
According to EU data, one in five LGBTQIA+ experienced discrimination at work in 2019. Transgender applicants are over twice as likely to experience discrimination in
When you’re trying to build a more diverse and inclusive organisation, it’s often tempting to start with recruiting for where your biggest representation gaps are.
When you’re looking for a new hire, your employer branding can play a huge role in whether a candidate decides to apply for your role
The talent acquisition process is often a daunting experience for folks from ethnically marginalised groups. Even before your candidate gets into the interview room, they’ve
For people with disabilities, there are barriers to inclusion everywhere. Sometimes they’re physical barriers, like not being able to get into buildings or facilities. But
The job application process is always an anxiety-laden event. Once you’ve waded your way through a complicated application form, you’re in the interview room, trying
ChatGPT has found itself in the eye of a media storm recently. With stories seeing the tool being used from anything to crafting airline complaint
When organisations get started with their diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy, their first port of call is usually unconscious bias training. It’s a totally
Managing diversity and inclusion strategy in an international context will always feel like a challenging task. With so many different office locations, time zones, and
We often hear the phrase ‘words aren’t biased’. And in many ways, that’s entirely correct — they’re not. A word like ‘ambition’, or ‘kind’, for
As humans, we’re biologically programmed to like people that are most like us. It’s an unconscious shortcut our brain makes. And it’s exactly the same
How we define and identify ethnically marginalised ethnic stereotypes in the Develop Diverse platform
As a society, we all share a natural desire to be part of a collective identity. We attach labels to ourselves that help us make
As we’re now in 2023, many organisations across Europe are turning their attention to a looming deadline: The upcoming CSR Directive. But it’s not just
We are happy to announce that companies can now scan their Swedish texts for bias with Develop Diverse. Companies like Telia, COWI, Danske Bank, Elgiganten
We are happy to announce that companies can now scan their Swedish texts for bias with Wordkind. Companies like Telia, COWI, Danske Bank, Elgiganten and
Have you ever recycled an old job ad or found inspiration from other job descriptions out there in lack of time and inspiration? Join the
On our About page we have a quick thought experiment challenging the visitor to take a moment and think about the preconceived gender biases they
While Muslims celebrate multiple holy events throughout the year, Ramadan maintains its place as a very special month, where Muslims worldwide participate in the well-known
This year’s 13th April marked the holy month of Ramadan. While Muslims celebrate multiple holy events throughout the year, Ramadan maintains its place as a very special month, where Muslims worldwide participate in the well-known event of fasting from dawn till dusk for 29-30 days.
Women are as ambitious as men are caring. Inclusive language is about letting the individuals shine regardless of social stereotypes.
Following some brilliant feedback, we’ve updated the gender challenge on our website. We also decided to take the opportunity and talk a bit about gender-inclusive pronouns.
Diversity in hiring is more than just a buzzword. It is more than a philosophy or a concept or a trend, too. It’s about real people.