Your workforce can make or break your effectiveness as a social impact organisation. So how do you build your very own A-team? Expert tips for smart hiring strategies – and some common pitfalls to avoid.
Bosses and hiring managers need to be proactive if they want to hire a diverse team. From writing your job description to interviews and beyond, we explore some of the potential pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Founder Alex Stephany hopes to disrupt conventional ways of tackling homelessness by combining technology with community goodwill. But even ambitions for global domination need to unfold at the right pace, the former JustPark CEO tells us.
Volunteering platform Social Good Connect went live in May 2020, just as the working world went virtual. Founder Caroline McKenna shares her experiences and advice on recruiting, building and inspiring her 10-strong team entirely remotely.
The Body Shop recently announced it would start using ‘open hiring’ – but it’s not the only company recruiting in a more inclusive way. Inspiration from social businesses in the US, New Zealand and the UK.
Laura Walker and Kate Smith, joint directors of Memory Matters SW, on why experience isn’t everything, training prisoners in dementia care – and why being sisters-in-law makes for a healthy (social) business relationship.
Expanding your recruitment pool to include ex-offenders can bring multiple benefits, but getting started can be daunting. Top tips from a charity with ten years’ experience of placing women with convictions in secure jobs.