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Recruitment problems? It starts with the advert

Published: 27 Jan 2023

With 67% of respondents to the CQI’s Workforce Insight research saying they had struggled to recruit for quality and audit roles, it has never been more important for job adverts to hit their target. Mark Walsh CQP MCQI, an IRCA lead auditor and director at Q-Sys Solutions, highlights some common pitfalls, and how to avoid them. 

Building a quality culture

Published: 28 Nov 2022

A quality culture is at the heart of any successful organisation. Consultant and communication coach Lesley Worthington outlines the key building blocks to achieve it.

Breaking down language barriers

Published: 3 Oct 2022

Quality Engineer Benjamin Clifford, who works for DISCO Corporation in Japan, was a finalist in the Emerging Talent category at this year’s CQI International Quality Awards. Here, he explains his journey into auditing, and how a multi-lingual auditing programme is improving standards in his organisation.

Sustaining quality talent


The CQI’s recent Workforce Insights research revealed that only 16% of 16–34-year-olds in the quality profession chose quality at the start of their working life. With this in mind, John Jack, Laboratory Specialist in Quality Laboratory and Clinical Operations at LifeScan, discusses the importance of quality apprenticeship programmes.

Using quality tools to do the right thing


Paul Vaughan CQP FCQI, creator of the Quality Tool Selector, takes a practical approach to this year’s World Quality Week theme by looking at how quality professionals can use their tools to do the right thing.

How the International Quality Awards can drive internal improvement


Ahead of the International Quality Awards 2022, we hear from one of this year’s judges, Kate Smith, Managing Director at Capella Associates, as she looks at how applying for an award can be used as a self-assessment and benchmarking tool in order to improve your organisation.

World Accreditation Day: From words to actions


For World Accreditation Day 2022, Emanuele Riva, Chair of the International Accreditation Forum and Chair of the International Network on Quality Infrastructure, looks at how accreditation can help in moving from words to actions in relation to sustainability.