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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.



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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 FelicityIf 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 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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 FelicityIf 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 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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 LinkedInIf 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 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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 LinkedInGet 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 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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 LinkedInGet 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 Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
This week, Felicity is joined by Eleni Pavlović. Eleni is a recruiter at Monzo, but you may also recognise her from her TikTok account, which went viral during the pandemic as she offered an insight into the recruitment world and tips for jobseekers. In this episode, Eleni tells us about her own experience at university and in work, why she made the decision to step away from a career in social media and gives us an insight into hiring for one of the UK's most successful fintechs. Eleni recommends the podcast 'Unf*ck Your Brain' with Kara LoewentheilLinks:Eleni on LinkedInFelicity on LinkedInGoodWork WebsiteGoodWork on LinkedInGet 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-S1E6-Transcript.pdf Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
On this episode of The GoodWork Podcast, Felicity is joined by Gabi Slemer. Gabi left Wall Street and the City to launch Finasana, providing accessible, accurate, and impactful financial wellness and literacy tools. They talk about Gabi's experience working in finance as a new graduate, the impact of stress at work and why financial freedom is the key to finding purpose at work. Gabi recommends The Psychology of Money (Book) by Morgan Hausel. Gabi is the Founder of Finasana and host of the podcast, 'Invest Like a Woman'. Felicity Halstead is the host of the GoodWork podcast and Founder of GoodWork, a social impact business on a mission to make early careers fairer, more inclusive and more meaningful.Links:Gabi on LinkedInFinasana WebsiteInvest Like a Woman PodcastFelicity on LinkedInGoodWork WebsiteGoodWork on LinkedInGet 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-S1E5-Transcript.pdf Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
On this week's GoodWork Podcast, Felicity is joined by Liberty King, educational consultant, former teacher and member of the GoodWork Board. They talk about the impact of educational disadvantage on longer term career prospects, the myth of a perfect meritocracy and why belonging is such an important part of engagement at work. Liberty recommends: Natives (Book) by AkalaMore or Less (Podcast) by Tim HarfordLiberty is a Senior Strategy Consultant at boutique education consultancy, Cairneagle. She is also a Non Executive Director at GoodWork.Felicity Halstead is the host of the GoodWork podcast and Founder of GoodWork, a social impact business on a mission to make early careers fairer, more inclusive and more meaningful.Links:Liberty on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/liberty-king-0087327b/Felicity on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/felicityhalstead/GoodWork Website: https://goodwork.org.ukGoodWork on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/goodworkukGet 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-S1E4-Transcript.pdf Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
On this episode, Felicity is joined by Ettie Bailey-King, an inclusive communication consultant who helps businesses to understand and use anti-oppressive language in pursuit of social justice.Ettie recommends:Wordslut by Amanda MontellMismatch by Kat HolmesEttie is an inclusive and accessible comms consultant.Felicity Halstead is the host of the GoodWork podcast and Founder of GoodWork, a social impact business on a mission to make early careers fairer, more inclusive and more meaningful.Links:Ettie on LinkedInEttie's websiteFelicity on LinkedInGoodWork WebsiteGoodWork on LinkedInGet in touch with The GoodWork Podcast by emailing us at podcast@goodwork.org.uk.You can access a full transcript of this episode here Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
On this episode, Felicity is joined by Samantha Hornsby, co-founder of the ERIC app, to talk about all things careers education and the challenges facing employers trying to access entry-level talent.Sam recommends:Greater Than 11% by Renee Vaughan Sutherland (Podcast)Never Mind the Job Spec by Glenn Martin (Podcast)Sam is co-founder of ERIC, an award-winning career exploration platform designed for 16-25 year olds interested in the creative industries.Felicity Halstead is the host of the GoodWork podcast and Founder of GoodWork, a social impact business on a mission to make early careers fairer, more inclusive and more meaningful.Links:Sam on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samantha-hornsby-25a95334/ERIC: https://www.meet-eric.com/Felicity on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/felicityhalstead/GoodWork Website: https://goodwork.org.ukGoodWork on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/goodworkukGoodWork on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/goodworkuk/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-S1E2-Transcript.pdf Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
On this episode, DE&I expert and GoodWork Board Member, Dale Graham, joins us to talk about his own social mobility story, where social mobility fits in DE&I and how organisations can shift the needle on achieving a truly inclusive culture. Dale recommends: The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla Rebel Ideas by Matthew Syed Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez Dale is Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Real Chemistry, a global health innovation company. He is also a Non Executive Director at GoodWork. Felicity Halstead is the host of the GoodWork podcast and Founder of GoodWork, a social impact business on a mission to make early careers fairer, more inclusive and more meaningful. Links:Dale on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hellodale/Felicity on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/felicityhalstead/GoodWork Website: https://goodwork.org.ukGoodWork on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/goodworkukGoodWork on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/goodworkuk/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-S1E1-Transcript.pdf Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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