Talent FM is an executive search consultancy that is at the forefront of creating innovative non-biased hiring strategies for their clients. Nikki Dallas, Founder and Director, has a weekly discussion regarding equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging to shine a light on best practice and debate the issues and challenges that face those in recruitment and talent acquisition in reaching their diversity goals.
TalentPod Episode 5 - Dan Curtis Founder of Jobscribe
In this episode Nikki Dallas talks to Dan Curtis, founder of Jobscribe about his journey to develop a fairer job board that promotes equitable and inclusive hiring. By removing the bias from candidate profiles he hopes his product will help to level up the recruitment process and help promote non-biased hiring. He talks about his experiences of setting up a new business during a pandemic, the resilience this took and his commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout the hiring process
Episode 4 - Vicky O'Farrell The Queen of Behaviours from Motivational Voice
In this episode with Vicky O'Farrell we discuss psychometric assessments, what they are, what they are not and why you are missing out if you are not using these types of assessments as part of your hiring strategy. We discuss the different methods and our shared belief that to profile the role before you even start any talent acquisition will garner much better results in terms of finding you the right person for your vacancy.
TalentPod Episode 3 - Emma Burdett Founder of WILD - Women in Leadership Deliver
Nikki Dallas and Emma Burdett talk about Emma's journey to create a network for women in the Dubai, UAE and her plans to expand across the Middle East. We also discuss her transformational coaching business and her story which got her to this point. We talk about Imposter Syndrome and other tools to help lift up the voice of women in business. Her journey is unique and you can’t help but be inspired. Listen to the whole episode through your favourite podcast provider.
Episode 2 - Sharon Slinger Owner & Director of Constructing Rainbows talks about creating inclusive workspaces and her work with LGBT+ in FM
In this episode which was recorded in LGBTQ+ History Month 2021 we talk about Sharon's diversity and inclusion consultancy Constructing Rainbows and how she helps organisations in the built environment become inclusive and more diverse. What does inclusion mean to her and why is it important in the workplace but also why she choose this path from her start as being a quantity surveyor.
We discuss LGBT+ in FM and the role that the group plays in not only supporting the LGBTQ+ community that work in facilities management but also in becoming an agent for change in creating diversity policies to support clients in implementing D&I throughout their supply chain.
We also talk about the importance of her pro-bono work and mentoring in promoting D&I in the built environment, holding organisations to a higher standard and promoting best practice.
Episode 1 - Helen McGuire from Diversely talks about her vision and her journey to create AI biased tech for non-biased hiring
Diversely is an award-winning tech company that tackles diversity in hiring through a number of innovative AI biased online tools.
In this episode Nikki & Helen talk about the importance of job descriptions in reaching a diverse talent pool, why you should utilise AI biased tech to help you source candidates and the challenges of D&I across the globe.
We also talk about #girlsintech and how to encourage more women in the industry and Helen and Hayley's journey in the tech space to bring Diversely to fruition.