Workplace Resources

Why it’s more beneficial for a company to have women in the C-suite

Women have been continuously underrepresented in senior positions and while we are seeing some positive changes and progress, we want to see more women in the C-suite. According to Harvard Business Review, research has shown that having more women in senior positions creates more profitable and socially responsible businesses. Of course, we could have told …

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Anonymous CVs / blind applications – is it enough?

  The term Blind CV has been circulating for a while now. The concept focuses on creating a level playing field between all applicants, encouraging a more inclusive mindset – and challenging any unconscious bias that is often interjected throughout the recruiting process. A blind CV will not include any personal details which refer to …

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How to roll out global bias & inclusion training in your company

Here’s how we took 300+ Brandwatch employees through 230+ hours of training during a growth-focused phase of our business.   In response to evolving discourse around social justice and identity and research on the links between psychological safety and productivity, more and more employers are turning to inclusion training as a tool to equip employees to excel in …

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How will the metaverse affect your work in 2022?

While this might feel like a new phenomenon due to Facebook’s 2020 rebranding as ‘meta’, the term metaverse was first coined in 1992 by sci-fi writer Neal Stephenson. Of course more recently, Mark Zuckerberg has reclaimed the word and described his variation of the metaverse as “an embodied internet that you’re inside of, rather than …

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Is it productivity dysmorphia or imposter syndrome?

We recently wrote to you about Productivity Dysmorphia, a phrase coined by author Anna Codrea-Rado describing ones inability to see their own success. It’s the urge that pushes you to overdeliver (sometimes to your detriment) to prove to others, but usually to ourselves, that we’re worthy of the rate we’re being paid or the opportunity we’re given. Nothing ever …

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Imitating race and culture, why it’s damaging!

Most of you would have seen or heard the controversy surrounding Jesy Nelson’ recent music video ‘Boyz’. In this video, she has been criticised for reinforcing stereotypes such as black men are ‘ bad boys’ who terrorise ‘perfect’ white suburban neighbourhoods. Jesy was also accused of blackfishing, a term coined by Canadian journalist Wanna Thompson, who …

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