STEM Career gender gap

The Gender Gap Affects STEM Career Compensation

STEM careers, also known as careers involving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, are some of the best paying jobs available. Better yet, a Bachelor’s degree is all that is needed to get into most of the fields. The high pay accompanying these job combined with the moderate amount of education required for them helps minimize […]

Religious People

Research reveals students in more religious countries perform worse in science and mathematics

Research, published this week in the academic journal Intelligence, suggests that more religious countries have a lower educational performance in science and mathematics.  Furthermore, levels of national development and time spent on religious education played a role in students’ attainment. The research was led by Gijsbert Stoet, Professor of Psychology at Leeds Beckett, alongside David Geary, Curators’ […]

EU Parliament

Women are weaker, smaller and less intelligent”?!?

A member of the EU Parliament just said that women are “weaker, smaller and less intelligent” after comparing migrants to “excrements” and making a Nazi salute in the chamber. *Enough is enough, sign the petition with one click to suspend him from Parliament:* *sign now <https://secure.avaaz.org/campaign/en/eu_toxic_mep_loc/?bjisgab&signup=1&cl=12069560747&v=89757>* A member of the European Parliament just said that […]

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Part Time Staff Required at Epistem UK

Position The Purchasing officer is responsible for placing the orders that the staff of Epistem require to fulfil their jobs. We are a bio-science company and so a lot of the purchases are related to lab work, and the Purchasing officer would be expected to have prior knowledge of scientific equipment and consumables. The job […]

Mums in Science Baby

Building Boxes, Building Futures

A new Baby Box programme has launched in the North of the UK for the very first time. Cheshire and Merseyside Women’s & Children’s Services Partnership, ‘Improving Me’, is set to roll out to new mums across multiple boroughs and NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups. Soon they will be issuing 30,000 Baby Boxes to pregnant women, beginning in Halton. Primarily, The […]

How Female Recruiters Can Progress In A Male-Dominated Field

Recruitment firms operating in male dominated fields can help to address the gender imbalance by demonstrating clearer career progression and providing requisite training, which will attract more female professionals according to One Way. The specialist construction and rail recruiter, which has received praise for speaking out about the need to address the gender imbalance in construction, has highlighted […]

Recruitment still has discrimination

The results of the Attitudes to employability and talent report, show an enourmous disparity between perceptions of what makes a person employable s and the number of those actively sourcing these individuals, in a range of diverse group. Ten percent of people surveyed were targeting parents returning to work in hiring activity Nine percent older workers Eleven percent individuals with disabilities. […]

Stress free house buying in the UK

So you have to sell your house, and in turn, have to buy a house – again! You may have recollections of the time you first bought the house, and may be worried to go through the stressful experience yet again But wait! We are here to lend a helping hand. If you have decided […]

School

7 Tips for helping your child plan their revision

Helping your child can make all the difference to their exams and less stress in the household.  Here are some pointers to make it easier. You and your child could time your child’s attempts at practice papers, this will give both of your more confidence as the big day approaches Ensure that all the materials, including text […]

How kids can benefit from boredom

  From books, arts and sports classes to iPads and television, many parents do everything in their power to entertain and educate their children. But what would happen if children were just left to be bored from time to time? How would it affect their development? I began to think about boredom and children when […]

Diversity

Diversity consultancy responds to research suggesting that tattoos are a barrier to employment

HR Diversity Consultancy, The Clear Company, has responded to research commissioned by Acas from academics at King’s College, London, which suggests that tattoos are still considered unacceptable in many workplaces. The consultancy works with large multi-nationals to help them to become more inclusive in their hiring decisions. As Director, Kate Headley, points out, bias around […]