Category: Diversity

Overcoming Bias Requires Education, Implementation and Practice

31st October 2018 Off

Diversity has been proven to be beneficial in all levels within a company. But what is the best way to achieve it? In our #Diversity Series of the week we analyse how companies can commit to a sustained inclusive work environment. Over the last few weeks, we’ve analysed the concept of bias and evidenced the prejudicial…

By Vithoria Escobar

Unconscious Bias Starts With You

17th October 2018 Off

Today marks the first day of our new Diversity Series! Every Wednesday for the next few weeks we will be discussing topics concerning the challenges and importance of diversity and inclusion, a mission we’re passionate about at Abodoo.    The key to understanding the concept of unconscious bias is to realize that everyone has unconscious biases.…

By Vithoria Escobar

How Gender affects Workplace recognition

16th August 2018 Off

Many of us can remember the days in primary school, when the boys wanted to hustle with the boys and the girls want to play with the girls. “Cooties”, galore. Yet research has shown that many people continue to prefer same-gender friendships even into adulthood which inevitably filters into workplace relationships.  According to Namely’s Workplace Diversity…

By Chloe Sullivan

Diversity: The Problems, The Solution

2nd August 2018 Off

Whether you’re writing the perfect cover letter or making sure you don’t slip up in the interview, getting a job is one of the most stressful situations we can find ourselves in. It’s easy to blame our failure to secure a position on the other candiadate’s superior skills and experience, but more often than not…

By Thomas Murray