NEWS & BLOGS

BAME employees need support networks.

Words: Naren Patel "Though you may feel more at ease working with people who share your background, don’t be fooled by your comfort. Hiring indviduals who do not look, talk or think like you can allow you to dodge the costly pitfalls of conformity, which discourages innovative thinking. In a nutshell, enriching your employee pool … Continue reading BAME employees need support networks.

Why we need more non-graduates in advertising

Words: Nicky Bradley Going to university is often considered a rite of passage. For many young people, there’s no question as to whether they will continue their studies for a few more years after leaving school. And, despite steadily escalating fees leaving the average student around £50,000 in debt, record numbers are still taking up a … Continue reading Why we need more non-graduates in advertising

Here’s what we learnt at the Understanding and Overcoming Unconscious Bias Event

On Tuesday 2nd October, Kinetic hosted 70 people from across OOH at the second #BalanceOOH event, Understanding and Overcoming Unconscious Bias. Nicole Lonsdale, Kinetic’s Chief Planning Officer and Chair of Balance, kicked off proceedings with a roundup of the priorities and initiatives the Balance Board has achieved so far. We then heard from Kinetic’s Head of … Continue reading Here’s what we learnt at the Understanding and Overcoming Unconscious Bias Event

Why mental health is still the elephant in the room

Words: Mapara Syed Fernandez Today (10th October) marks World Mental Health Day. Organised by the World Federation of Mental Health, the goal is to help raise awareness and ensure that people dealing with problems concerning mental health can live better lives with dignity. Why does this matter? Well you don’t have to be an expert … Continue reading Why mental health is still the elephant in the room