Entries by Karen Doores

How to develop a career in HR

As an experienced HR professional, I am often asked for advice by those just starting their HR career. Top Tip The key piece of advice I would give is to make sure you focus on your professional development (notwithstanding there is both a need and an expectation as HR professionals to maintain our knowledge and […]

What is Diversity & Inclusion (and why is it important)?

What is Diversity? This is the degree of both visible and invisible differences in the makeup of the workforce. It includes the characteristics protected by law. These are: age disability gender reassignment marriage and civil partnership pregnancy and maternity race religion or belief gender sexual orientation It also includes differences in socio-economic status, education, communication […]