In May, we had a Supporters' Network Event on Age Friendly Workplaces - where we explored ways in which employers can be more inclusive to older and younger workers, in order to open up their recruitment and diversify their talent. This event ran in collaboration with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. This blog summarises the key points from the discussion, and includes the full video recording, and list of relevant resources.
The New Age of Recruitment | Supporters Network Webinar
In April, we had a Supporters’ Network Event on the new age of recruitment – where we explored ways in which employers can utilise new and changing technologies in order to improve, speed up, and diversify their recruitment process. This blog summarises the key points from the discussion, and includes the full video recording, and list of relevant resources.
Soft Skills in Hard Times: People Management Event | Supporters Network Event
In October 2021, we held our first in-person event since March 2020, inviting employers to join us in a discussion of the development of people management skills. Prompted by our recent paper, which discusses the importance, implementation and effect of positive people management skills, we held a roundtable event. This event was the culmination of our ongoing campaign with CIPD North, and Acas North West. This blog summarises the key points from the event, and ends with the full livestream recording and a list of relevant resources.
The Importance of Employee Voice | Supporters Network Webinar
The pandemic has placed barriers on our typical communication techniques. And, more than ever, has raised the need for an organisational culture where people can voice their concerns, and make a difference. In September, we had a Supporters’ Network Event on employee voice – where we explored ways in which employers can integrate innovative ideas at the touch of a button, utilising virtual techniques of receiving employee feedback.
The Menopause at Work | Supporters Network Webinar
It's critical that employees are given the support they need to stay healthy, and succeed at work. Menopause, whilst being a natural stage of life, remains a taboo topic for many. Our July Supporters’ Network Event discussed how employers can better support employees who are affected – whether they are experiencing symptoms themselves or are offering professional or personal support to others.
The LGBTQ+ in the Workplace | Supporters Network Webinar
Many employers are eager to create an LGBTQ+ inclusive workplace, and will have taken initial steps towards this. However, good intentions are not enough to embed a truly inclusive culture, and employers need to implement practical actions to achieve inclusivity. Our June Supporters’ Network event discussed how employers can be better informed around the LGBTQ+ community, and how they can implement a more open culture in their workplace.