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Mentoring Programme

Launch of the EqualEngineers Pilot Mentoring Programme

I have ran careers events for opportunity-seekers every six months for past 3.5 years. Be they in-person, or virtual, a lot of effort goes in to a few hours of contact time between prospective applicant and exhibiting organisations. It got me thinking that there must be some added value EqualEngineers can offer when bridging the …

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How ED&I can improve CSR

Why Equality, Diversity and Inclusion programs can strengthen Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives The Similarities ED&I and CSR have a lot in common. Where equality, diversity and inclusion programs promote equity of opportunity for all people and communities, Corporate Social Responsibility promotes initiatives that benefit society and communities as a whole (whether it’s through volunteering, philanthropy, …

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Engineering Sector Facing Mental Health Emergency

A report, published today (Thursday 3rd October) by us, has found that one in five engineers have lost a work colleague to suicide. Over a fifth (22.5%) of engineers have considered suicide or self-harm, with men 3.5 times more likely to have said so. These alarming statistics to come from the Masculinity in Engineering survey, which surveyed over 800 …

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Reflection on two years since establishing EqualEngineers

This month marks 2 years since I founded EqualEngineers. Naturally, such birthdays bring about moments of reflection. This is an important thing to do to make sure you are on the right track, professional and personally. I worked in technical safety consulting in industry for a number of years and did not see any visible …

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