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Incognito

This month’s Incognito blogger tells us how undiagnosed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) manifested as reoccurring difficulties in the workplace
This month, a former HR worker shares her story of being unable to return to the workplace after taking a career break
A senior male executive talks to us about a culture of fear in financial services
This month’s Incognito blogger tells us how she feels it was her age – combined with her gender – that led to her job loss.
Our CEO came down to our floor one morning and stood on a chair in the middle of the room. Straight away, I knew what that meant.
I’ve worked in HR for 10 years and during this time have noticed that non-parents, like myself, are discriminated against, but no one’s really talking about it.
In April 2016, we were given the news that my wife did not have long to live. The cancer which had started in her kidney had spread to her bone.
'It wasn’t just my sunny disposition that had gone behind a cloud – my professionalism slipped and I couldn’t work out what was happening’
IVF
It was pretty awkward - you wouldn’t normally tell that many colleagues that you’re trying for a baby, but I think it was probably the right thing to do.