safety

What’s storytelling got to do with safety professionals?

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Perhaps the ability to ‘storytell’ isn’t the first skill that springs to mind when you are hiring your safety team? Technical competencies and relevant industry experience tend to be top of the job requirement list for senior safety professionals. And that’s not surprising. Organisations need to be compliant, manage risk effectively, reduce serious incidents and […]

What skills do top performing teams need?

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There are few HR professionals or Recruitment Managers these days who don’t have a mandate to employ more diverse teams. Most of us know how easy it is to fall into the trap of gravitating towards ‘people like us’ and the negative impact it can have on teams responding to a global market place. A […]

How to interview with emotional intelligence

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Everyone is recruiting for Emotional Intelligence these days. It’s not surprising given some of the persuasive evidence that high emotional intelligence is a strong indicator of potential. Type EI or EQ into google, and you will find plenty of  research demonstrating why someone’s emotional abilities has an impact on their behaviour at work. Few would argue […]

unconscious bias

Is Implicit Bias Affecting your Recruitment Process?

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Recently I’ve been writing about diversity and gender parity in the energy, infrastructure and supply chain sector.  As an organisation we firmly believe that recruitment processes and talent strategies for small and large organisations alike, must work hard to reduce discrimination and prejudice. So it was a surprise to me to find that I have […]

women in trucking, Ellen Voie

Women in Supply Chain: Ellen Voie

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Ellen Voie, Founder and CEO of Women in Trucking talks to us about her career in transport and the positive initiatives her organisation has introduced to promote gender diversity in the industry Why don’t women become truckers? That’s a question that Ellen Voie is tackling head on. The mission of her non-profit association, Women in […]