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Why is no one talking about Black History Month?

Unless it directly affects you, chances are you didn’t know that every October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, International Walk to School Month, International School Libraries Month, World Blindness Awareness Month and Black History Month. The theme of BHM this year is “Time for Change: Actions Not Words” but that message is so far removed…

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How to create diverse teams in a STEM environment

The conversation about diversity isn’t going anywhere. As with many areas within STEM, much of the conversation around diversity in data is focused on the representation of marginalised groups, such as Women, individuals from BAME backgrounds, and people with physical and neurodiversity’s. However, the last decade has seen plenty of progress. Things are improving, but…

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“It’s not about whether they accept you or not, it’s about allowing them to know who you truly are.”

My name is Javier, and I am a Data Associate at Xander Talent. I have worked in different companies in Spain, Italy, China, Hong Kong, and the UK and I have come out at work in all of them. I did it because it’s not about whether they accept you or not, it’s about allowing…

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Xander becomes a B Corporation

Xander Talent are extremely proud to announce the acquisition of B-Corporation accreditation, further confirming the company’s vision and commitment to social and environmental change. Xander’s founders have always felt strongly about taking tangible actions that promote sustainable and positive changes within the corporate world. In holding ourselves accountable for our actions we will continue to…

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Fostering a positive work environment in a post-pandemic world

Work relationships are a necessary truth in any workplace. Learning how to develop positive and genuine work relationships is crucial in creating a work culture that not only purports strong company values, but acts by them too. Company culture is a hot topic and with the continuing rise and importance of mental health in the…

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The Cost of Covid: Supply shortages due to the global pandemic

The Covid -19 pandemic ceased trade for many industries due to the sanctions put in place when lockdown started in March 2020. The global workforce either had to adapt to working from home, being furloughed or made redundant. Production factories were closed which meant that there was an unexpected decrease in supply of products and…

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Working Re-invented: How COVID-19 has changed how we work and live

By Carlin Aloysius and Kristen Rebello. Covid-19 took the world by surprise and affected the work culture all over the world. The social distancing and lockdown measures forced companies to find ways to keep their employees working and the business running as usual. Initially, similar to other companies Xander academy too introduced remote training sessions…

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Cryptocurrency: the future – or just a mirage?

So, what’s the deal? From phishing scams to ransomware – cyber criminals are reshaping the financial crime landscape and presenting  financial institutions, regulators and InfoSec experts alike with a dizzying new heap of challenges. But what if the nature of this emerging strain of financial crime lies not in identity theft, insider dealing or bribery,…

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World Bipolar Day 2022: Rethinking Mental Health

At Xander, we are committed to rethinking mental health, continuing to push boundaries and drive employment opportunities for neurodiverse talent. We’re celebrating World Bipolar Day and have drawn up a list of facts and misconceptions, so we can continue to reduce the stigma around mental health issues.   Why do we celebrate it? World Bipolar…

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Awards Fever: Xander’s impact gains further recognition

Xander Talent have won three awards at the UK Best Business Awards and have been nominated for a further four at the UK Company Culture awards, just 18 months since the business started. We’ve won a Best Business Award for the following: Best New Business Diversity and Inclusion Award Best Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative…