12 episodes

GoodWork is on a mission to make early careers fairer, more inclusive and more meaningful. We’re working to remove barriers for young people from less privileged backgrounds and support businesses to reimagine their approach to entry level talent and skills.
On The GoodWork Podcast, we talk to founders, people leaders, psychologists, education experts and many more brilliant people about the future of work for the next generation.

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GoodWork is on a mission to make early careers fairer, more inclusive and more meaningful. We’re working to remove barriers for young people from less privileged backgrounds and support businesses to reimagine their approach to entry level talent and skills.
On The GoodWork Podcast, we talk to founders, people leaders, psychologists, education experts and many more brilliant people about the future of work for the next generation.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The myth of the war on talent with Jess Hornsby

    The myth of the war on talent with Jess Hornsby

    Jess Hornsby is an Organisational Psychologist and the Founder of consultancy Equalital. Jess specialises in designing assessments, using behavioural science to mitigate bias and ensuring that people are valued for their potential, not their privilege. Jess is also a member of the GoodWork Board.
    In this episode, Jess and Felicity talk about the myth of the war on talent, how remote work can help social mobility, and why recruitment based on knowledge needs to be a thing of the past.
    Jess recommends Julian Metcalfe on Steven Bartlett's The Diary of a CEO.

    Find out more about EqualitalJess on LinkedInFind out more about GoodWorkFollow GoodWorkFollow Felicity
    If you have feedback or questions, contact us by emailing hello@goodwork.org.uk.
    You can access a full transcript of this episode at: https://goodwork.org.uk/s/GW-Podcast-S1E12-Transcript

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    • 41 min
    Recruiting radically with Emma Freivogel

    Recruiting radically with Emma Freivogel

    Emma Freivogel is the Founder of Radical Recruit, an innovative social recruitment consultancy that works exclusively with those who are underrepresented in the labour market. Em founded Radical to bring the corporate and third sectors together in pursuit of a better working world for the people who are most excluded from jobs. Three years on, Radical is a thriving recruitment business that is challenging tradition at every turn.
    In this episode, Em and Felicity talk about the impact of the cost of living crisis on marginalised jobseekers, what small companies can do about DE&I and why the idea of a talent shortage is fundamentally untrue.
    Em recommends Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed.

    Find out more about Radical RecruitEm on LinkedInFind out more about GoodWorkFollow GoodWorkFollow Felicity
    If you have feedback or questions, contact us by emailing hello@goodwork.org.uk.
    You can access a full transcript of this episode at: https://goodwork.org.uk/s/GW-Podcast-S1E11-Transcript

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    • 39 min
    Why you should be hiring generalists with Milly Tamati

    Why you should be hiring generalists with Milly Tamati

    Milly Tamati is the Founder of generalist.world, the community that brings together generalists around the world and advocates for their unique value to businesses. She joins Felicity to explain what a generalist actually is, why you should be hiring more of them and how we design a world in which young generalists can thrive.
    Milly recommends Rutger Bregman's Human Kind and Utopia for Realists.

    Find out more about generalist.world Milly on Twitter and LinkedIn Find out more about GoodWorkFollow GoodWork Follow Felicity
    If you have feedback or questions, contact us by emailing hello@goodwork.org.uk.
    You can access a full transcript of this episode at: https://goodwork.org.uk/s/GW-Podcast-S1E10-Transcript.pdf

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    • 34 min
    Social mobility and self-development with David McIntosh

    Social mobility and self-development with David McIntosh

    This week on The GoodWork Podcast, Felicity is joined by David McIntosh, podcast host, apprentice and co-chair of KPMG's UK Social Mobility Network. In this episode, they talk about David's own origin story, his advice for employers trying to attract school leavers and why his goal is for the social mobility network he founded to no longer exist.
    David recommends 'The Defining Decade' by Meg Jay and 'The Formula' by Albert-László Barabási. Felicity recommends 'Work Won't Love You Back' by Sarah Jaffe.

    David on LinkedInThe Development by David PodcastFelicity on LinkedInThe GoodWork WebsiteGoodWork on LinkedIn
    If you have feedback or questions, contact us by emailing podcast@goodwork.org.uk.
    You can access a full transcript of this episode at: https://goodwork.org.uk/s/GW-Podcast-S1E9-Transcript.pdf

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    • 53 min
    Building a business in your twenties with Gaby Mendes

    Building a business in your twenties with Gaby Mendes

    On this episode of The GoodWork Podcast, Felicity is joined by Gaby Mendes, the founder of the award winning Talk Twenties platform. Talk Twenties supports young people through the early stages of adulthood, with advice on careers, life skills, money, love and relationships, fun and wellbeing. This episode covers the evolution of Talk Twenties, Gaby's entrepreneurial journey and her take on what employers really need to know about young people as they start their careers.
    Gaby recommends Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter.
    Links:
    Gaby on LinkedInTalk Twenties The Talk Twenties Podcast Felicity on LinkedInGoodWork WebsiteGoodWork on LinkedIn
    Get in touch with The GoodWork Podcast by emailing us at podcast@goodwork.org.uk.
    You can access a full transcript of this episode here: https://goodwork.org.uk/s/GW-Podcast-S1E8-Transcript.pdf

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    • 39 min
    What's in a name and why it matters with Maya Welford

    What's in a name and why it matters with Maya Welford

    In this episode, Felicity's guest is Maya Welford. Maya is the host of the That's My Name podcast, which explores naming traditions, names and their impact on individuals, work and society. We hear about Maya's own name, her journey into work, how social mobility has impacted her life and the work that she's doing to make banking a fairer place.
    Maya recommends Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez.
    Links:
    Maya on LinkedInMaya's Podcast - That's My Name Felicity on LinkedInGoodWork WebsiteGoodWork on LinkedIn
    Get in touch with The GoodWork Podcast by emailing us at podcast@goodwork.org.uk.
    You can access a full transcript of this episode here: https://goodwork.org.uk/s/GW-Podcast-S1E7-Transcript.pdf

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    • 41 min

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