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Video: Break the unavoidable cycle of exclusion

Why are there more diversity programs than ever, but still no real change? Why is the positive impact of diverse workforces scientifically-proven, but is it still not a priority for executives at organizations around the world? In his keynote speech at the 2020 Inclusive Hiring conference, Headstart CEO Gareth Jones shares his experience building an…

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Diversity declaration

What we learnt at Inclusive Hiring

Surrounded by the greatest known thinkers, philosophers and poets at The British Library – what better place to discuss mighty topics like diversity and inclusion? Despite the venue, we were all shocked no one uttered ‘book covers’ …and not ‘judging’ by them – perhaps it was simply too cliche for our clever and insightful community…

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Video: Break the unavoidable cycle of exclusion

Why are there more diversity programs than ever, but still no real change? Why is the positive impact of diverse workforces scientifically-proven, but is it still not a priority for executives at organizations around the world? In his keynote speech at the 2020 Inclusive Hiring conference, Headstart CEO Gareth Jones shares his experience building an…

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Diversity declaration

What we learnt at Inclusive Hiring

Surrounded by the greatest known thinkers, philosophers and poets at The British Library – what better place to discuss mighty topics like diversity and inclusion? Despite the venue, we were all shocked no one uttered ‘book covers’ …and not ‘judging’ by them – perhaps it was simply too cliche for our clever and insightful community…

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Workshop Recap: Hiring Diverse Future Leaders With Early Talent

‘A brick can be anything it wants to be..’ At the inaugural Inclusive Hiring conference on 30th January 2020, Tom Price-Daniel led an eager group of 30 early talent experts through a one-hour session to identify obstacles in hiring for early talent diversity… and some potential solutions to evolve industry thinking, methods, and approaches. Opening…

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The elephant in the room of Bias: You…

It is interesting to see how as each new year rolls by a new “hype” comes with it – and “AI” is the current subject that dominates the conversation both on and offline. But unlike its predecessors, AI seems to have gone from hero to zero in in less time that it takes to say…

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Time for change

It’s been six years since Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft first released diversity reports, revealing the companies’ workforces were overwhelmingly white or Asian men. Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote his employees a letter promising the company would be “as innovative in advancing diversity as we are in developing products.”  It’s been 30 years since a…

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HR and Artificial Intelligence: Why we need to consider diversity now more than ever

This article is inspired by a stimulating discussion at an HR leaders meetup at Odgers Berndtson last week and from listening to this podcast involving Stuart Russell – a pioneering authority on Artificial Intelligence.   AI and why we don’t need to worry As with any buzzword artificial intelligence (AI henceforth) is being thrown around…

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How AI Cuts Through The Noise In The Talent Pool

New recruiting mechanisms are driving an enormous number of candidates to apply for open positions, and to better search those applicant pools, companies are increasingly turning to AI to take a more data-driven approach to recruitment. Watch Forbes Insights with Nick Shekerdemian.

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TechTalks with Nick Shekerdemian

Dave Savage talks to Headstart co-founder Nick Shekerdemian to understand more about Headstart, and how our blend of data science and machine learning is helping organisations to transform their hiring process.

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Headstart co-founders make Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs list

Forbes third annual 30 Under 30 Europe list features 300 young disruptors across a diverse list of categories, including entertainment, finance and technology, and includes Headstart co-founders Nick Shekerdemian and Jeremy Hindle.

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Watson Talent Talks with Gareth Jones at HR Tech World Amsterdam

IBM Global Director David Green turns the Watson Talent Talks mic over to Gareth Jones, CEO of Headstart, at HR Tech World Amsterdam.

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