There are hundreds of small decisions we can take in the home to make a difference. What we buy and from where is important. As is what we waste and how we discard what we use. Key areas to consider at home are emissions, energy and water use, and waste. Actions you can take today:
Annual reflections and review process allows colleagues to have open conversations about career progression, and SMART personal goals.
We don’t leave it 12 months between discussions. We believe in supporting ongoing growth through mid-year reviews and regular 1:1s.
Progression pathways are transparent. They are designed so everyone knows what they are working toward, and how to get there.
Bite-sized training ensures continual development, means colleagues can step away from their desks to focus on self-improvement. ‘Power Hour’ sessions develop personal skills while ‘How to Wow’ focusses on personal development.
Mentoring scheme recognises the talent with in HM3, and taps into this. It gives colleagues the chance to share knowledge, support and learn from each other. Mentoring is open to 100% of employees, and provides a the opportunity for collaboration between teams at all levels.
This scheme is about developing skills – legal or otherwise – as well as ‘soft’ skills, best practice, and sharing ideas. Mentors and mentees both find the partnerships are reciprocally beneficial.
We recognise we all have something to contribute, regardless of role or experience.
Living a more sustainable lifestyle is easy. Said by no-one. Ever. Some say the biggest challenge with switching to a more sustainable lifestyle is ourselves. Many of us are creatures of habit. And those habits can be damaging to workers or the environment. We began by looking at small changes and activities with high impact. Can you make changes in any of these areas?
We believe we can make a positive difference. Faced with such an overwhelming problem like climate change it can be difficult to know where to start. Yet most of us can make one small change. And if 8 billion people on the planet did so, think of the positive impact this would have!
Fortunately, there are millions of people ditching their old habits for new and more sustainable choices. If you are interested in reading more, here are 5 picks:
Our employees are encouraged to calculate their commuting and homeworking emissions using GHG here, find socially and environmentally responsible businesses in their area by searching (for example) B Corp here or Ethical Consumer here.
Also, employees can check out ‘WRAP’ here for resources about environmental responsibility. This UK Government site also has a searchable database of local recycling / e-waste / hazardous waste disposal sites near you.
Have you ever wondered what activities generate the most carbon? This interactive, comprehensive and visual site will help you answer the question based on your own lifestyle at giki earth here.
And to explain climate change: 10 Myths About Climate Change from WWF.
Recruitment agencies – heads up, we do not accept speculative CVs including those responding to roles on our website. We work directly with a PSL and will not accept liability for fees or commission if we employ a candidate who applied directly to us, or who was put forward by an uninstructed agency.