24 Feb Representation Matters…Shakil Butt
Shakil Butt (FCIPD, FCCA) is an award-winning HR professional that led an award-winning global HR team in the UK, Middle East, Asia and Africa working in a multi-ethnic, multi-faith and multi-cultural background. With over 30 years of experience, Shakil now works as an independent consultant, supporting organisations and individuals with their HR and organisational development. Shakil is also the non-executive director of the CIPD and a public speaker who has spoken at various HR conferences on topics such as company values, strategic direction, as well as diversity and inclusion. In this episode of ‘Representation Matters’ Shakil discusses his journey into HR, the diversity problems that exist within the profession and what he thinks HR practitioners can do to tackle organisational issues.
Shakil Butt’s career: his journey into finance and HR.
HR’s diversity problem: the challenges BAME people face when trying to get into HR.
The importance of the ‘people perspective’ in an organisation.
Why saying “I don’t see colour” is an unhelpful claim.
HR, strategic and operational or culture and people-centric.
Hosted by Zakiya Ilyas @zakiyailyas (instagram)
Guest: Shakil Butt
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