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We shouldn’t need a #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek to be compassionate

4 days ago

Yesterday, InterQuest hosted a breakfast forum with guest speaker David Beeney. David enjoyed a successful career in media for 36 years but suffered in complete silence with his mental health issue until May of 2016 when he ‘outed’ himself.

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 5 - Be there for your mate. MENtal Health

4 days ago

Just be a man will you? Man up and get it done. Big boys don’t cry. Oh grow some… well, I don’t need to complete that one really! Our everyday language very much portrays men as the big and strong one, the provider for the family, the one that goes out to work and earns the money, the boss, the leader.

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 4 - Learn to Listen

5 days ago

Sorry, this isn’t a guide to social anxiety! But, what happens when someone you know discloses to you that they have a mental health problem. It can be a sudden and real shock, especially if you’ve never had any experience of it yourself – it can end up being quite scary!

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 3 – Switching Off

6 days ago

​It’s all up in the news at the moment – cut down carbon emissions, save energy, turn off the lights! And so it should be – we should absolutely look after the environment as it looks after us.

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A view of Midtown Manhattan, New York City

New York City’s Tech Sector Is Booming

7 days ago

New York’s tech scene is hitting new heights after a decade of significant growth. It is still a long way from becoming “the new Silicon Valley” but recent growth has placed it within striking distance.

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 2 – Let's talk

7 days ago

It sounds such an easy thing to do, doesn’t it? But sitting down and talking about your own mental health can be a really difficult thing to do. The stigma attached to any psychiatric problems are still very much here

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 1 – How are you?

8 days ago

Hey there, how are you? It’s something that we say several times a day, but how many times do we actually mean it? How many times do we actually want to hear if the person that we’ve just asked is really suffering with depression, anxiety and could really use someone to listen.

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The importance of values in the workplace

29 days ago

Throughout my recruitment career, one of the most important topics, and one that is always heavily discussed, is centred around values; the purpose of them and the impact they have in organisations. Are they THAT important? It always surprises me when I hear this.

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Mental health awareness is essential to creating a better performing business

1 month ago

​Although diversity has been a hot topic for some time, it feels like over the last few years, there’s been a far greater buy in from businesses to take action. So what’s been the catalyst for this? Social opinion changing? Social awareness?

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My name's Roland and I judge people

1 month ago

Diversity, inclusion and belonging is not a new topic. It’s not an easy challenge to solve. Something has to change if we want to see a more diverse range of people thriving in senior roles in business.

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