Tech firm urges sector to get creative with recruitment to improve gender diversity
A LONDON tech firm is urging the technology sector to think creatively when recruiting or risk missing out on the many benefits of a gender diverse workforce.
WM Reply, which builds world-class intranets and business solutions, believes a creative approach to talent acquisition is the solution for an industry with a well-publicised poor representation of females. Latest figures give the percentage of women employed varying from around 25% to as low as 17%, depending on the exact focus of surveys and reports.
Richard Acreman, Partner at WM Reply, said: “As the head of a tech company, I believe we all have a responsibility to improve the level of diversity within the sector. A creative recruitment strategy is key to this.”
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The International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFA), a UK registered charity, is concerned there is a growing trend for parents to try and copy commercial reusable wet wipes, in some cases adding essential oils which are totally unsuitable and potentially dangerous for a baby’s skin.
Cancer survivor’s start-up to donate profits to charity
BEARD enthusiasts can ensure their facial hair both looks and does good thanks to a new grooming brand launched by a cancer survivor.
ThatchFace was founded by Ben Cleaver, who knew from the outset he wanted his beard care brand to be about more than just a great product. So he will donate ten per cent of all profits to charity; a decision influenced by a cancer diagnosis he received when he was 21.
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Tech Company Saves British Gas £3.4 million With One Idea
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