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Futureheads Five Stories – Margaret Hanley

Mags Hanley is a career coach, mentor and trainer, based in Melbourne Australia. She has worked in UX for over 25 years in the US, UK and Australia. Her passion is to help UX professionals find into the roles that suits them best. She works with primarily with senior practitioners moving into leadership, and senior … Continue reading “Futureheads Five Stories – Margaret Hanley”

What we’re hearing from social

If you were following us over lockdown, you may have seen our Industry Barometer Survey we ran throughout March, April and June to get a sense check of how businesses were feeling and adapting. We published all the results in July but we were keen to dig a little deeper into the findings. That’s why, … Continue reading “What we’re hearing from social”

Futureheads partners with Versiti to implement best practice in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We are delighted to announce that Futureheads has partnered with diversity and inclusion research specialists Versiti to create and implement a bespoke EDI (Equality, Diversity, Inclusion) strategy. Versiti is led by Dr Marie-Claude Gervais, a leading expert on EDI. A former Lecturer in Social and Cultural Psychology at the London School of Economics, she has … Continue reading “Futureheads partners with Versiti to implement best practice in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion”

Neurodiversity: how the creative industries can champion cognitive diversity

Q&A with Kate Chandler, Senior Consultant in UX & Service Design While there’s no question that the tech sector has far to go in balancing the scales, the last decade has seen increasing awareness of the benefits and social significance of diversity in the workplace. Yet, when it comes to neurodiversity and embracing the differences … Continue reading “Neurodiversity: how the creative industries can champion cognitive diversity”

Are startups leading the way in diversity of marketing and digital leaders?

The good news is that I am seeing lots of businesses waking up to the power of diversity, especially at board level. Organisations are realising that they need a diverse leadership team in order to create products and services for increasingly diverse audiences.  In recent years McKinsey’s “Diversity Matters” and the Peterson Institute for International Economics’ … Continue reading “Are startups leading the way in diversity of marketing and digital leaders?”

Futureproofing through diversity: the importance of a diverse mindset

We invited Dr John Whittle – sociologist, gender expert and senior researcher at diversity and inclusion specialist consultancy, Versiti – to host a ‘learning lunch’ at Futureheads HQ on the topic of diversity in recruitment, in digital and in society at large. While ‘diversity’ is considered by some to be just another buzzword, the reality is … Continue reading “Futureproofing through diversity: the importance of a diverse mindset”

Leaders in Change | Innovation through Inclusion

Diversity is everywhere. Literally. It’s common to talk about minorities when looking at diversity and inclusion – but there are more people who fall into at least one category of ‘diversity’ than don’t. The framing of these groups as minorities is more about their access to power and resources rather than the size of that group. … Continue reading “Leaders in Change | Innovation through Inclusion”

Encouraging Diversity: How can you make your recruitment process more inclusive?

Futureheads are a proud signatory of the Tech Talent Charter, which is committed to increasing the diversity of the technology workforce in the UK. As part of this, we have committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within our own business, as well as helping clients to consider how they can attract a more diverse applicant base … Continue reading “Encouraging Diversity: How can you make your recruitment process more inclusive?”

FFS Stephen Cribbett

We recruit across the digital product lifecycle. This means we get to spend our days working with generally awesome people who are doing interesting work across technology, product management, user experience, digital design, project management, analytics and insight, marketing, change and transformation and leadership. And we love exploring what makes these digital minds tick. So … Continue reading “FFS Stephen Cribbett”