People at Work with The Chemistry Group

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In this episode, we place the education system under the microscope and ask how suitable it is for the modern world. Is it preparing the youth of today and giving them the best start in life? Our host Libby Godlee, a Business Analyst at Chemist
In this episode, Alasdair Scott, a product consultant at the Chemistry group and D&I advocate plays hosts two fantastic guests to discuss key diversity and inclusion policies and what really is front and centre of organisations minds in 2016. B
  The People at Work podcast is on the lookout for business leaders to join us to discuss the wonderful world of work. We’ve been very fortunate to be joined by some great guests during the last six months and we’re on the lookout for great in
What is the most important part of your business? If you answered personnel, we’d have to agree with you. The people employed by your company have a direct impact on every aspect of your business. Let me rephrase that. Listen stupid, people are
Are graduate positions being filled by experienced interns? Is the future success of your career more heavily dependent on securing an internship than your undergrad degree?  It's a topic of hot debate, the old adage that experience is king see
Love it or hate it, football is part of the social fabric of British culture. The national team seems to be subjected to more pressure after each passing failed attempt at glory. Needless to say, the teams that do indeed reach dizzying heights
The meteoric rise of Pokemon Go has taken the western world by storm. The use of augmented reality has caused a global trend and has now taken over as the must-have social accessory.  With such an overwhelming uptake of the technology, it felt
Welcome back to the simply brilliant podcast series People at Work episode number 21, brought to you by the Chemistry group. Today's podcast focuses on a very hot topic that has recently exploded on social media. The topic is currently being de
Colin Macfarlane from Stonewall Scotland joins us in this episode to discuss the importance of acceptance within the workplace. 
Chemistry's Head of Capability Benjamin Western joins us this week to discuss the pitfalls and strengths of training in the workplace. Ben, Co-Founder of indiGO Volunteers and designer of all things training at Chemistry is truly an internation
Dixons Carphone Group Jason Roberts joins us this week to discuss the importance of customer service and its role within customer contact centres. His passion for customer service is clear for everyone to see. An engaging leader, he relishes th
Kirstie Kelly of LaunchPad join us this week to debate whether "tech can remove unconscious bias in the recruitment process?" As a warm up to our diversity and inclusion series coming up later in the year Alasdair Scott leads the debate with Ch
Reading FC coaching staff join us today to discuss the I-Dream philosophy being implemented at their youth academy. In this podcast Tom Quayle (Head of Product) and Rohan Amin (Product Analyst) are joined by Reading's Lee Herron (Assistant Acad
We're joined by Boots Opticians CEO Ben Fletcher as we discuss the benefits of a purpose lead organisation.
ShopDirect.com talent acquisition partners, Andrew Gibson and Raina Gatfield, join us to discuss why a frustrating lack of data in the recruitment process is causing businesses to make bad people choices. 
House of Fraser's Head of Resourcing, Samantha Ramsay is joined by HR & Recruitment strategist Barry Flack as we delve into the various eccentricities of retail recruitment.   
Are women being unfairly hindered in the recruitment process? If so, how can we make it a level playing field for everyone?  In this week’s episode Alasdair is joined by City & Guilds' Product and Services Director - Chris Kirk - and one of Che
Behaviours are what you will do, not what you can do. Most recruitment processes ask questions about a time a candidate’s done something well. But most people can think of one time they’ve done any particular thing well. What you really want to
Businesses hire from their competitors, because the people there sell a similar product. But hiring from your competitors ignores the real goal: How do I get the right people to deliver the right customer experience? We’ve written before about
Chemistry’s intent is to give people the opportunity to bebrilliant at work. It’s not just about businesses reducing staffturnover or giving great candidate experience. It’s about people.We’re incredibly proud of what Help for Heroes have creat
Businesses always complain about recruiters. ‘We don’t have faith in the recruiters’, ‘They’re not bringing in the right people’, and so on. Fair enough. Or is it? By trusting in a recruiter’s mystical powers of selection, businesses routinely
The discussion on whether men should take joint parental leave has recently been thrown into the spotlight by a couple of high-profile cases. Maybe most notable Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook. Now granted he's not you every-day father BUT it does
Employee Value Proposition (EVP) and Employee Attraction is the topic for our latest podcast. This week we're joined by HR and Recruitment Marketing expert Matt Alder.  We're honoured to welcome Matt (a regular podcaster on his own show) this w
Novak Djokovic's comments on equal prize money in tennis sadly reflect the world of work. Amy King, Rohan Amin, Alasdair Scott and Madeleine Scott discuss the pay gap between men and women.
Getting businesses enthusiastic about HR and recruitment can sometimes be a challenge for organisations. This week Amy King and Gareth Jones discuss "how do we get businesses excited about HR". This podcast will be accompanied by our up and com
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