Protecting our culture as we grow our teams

10:45-11:15, Hall 1B

As Mintel’s business has grown, so have our ambitions. That’s why, in early 2021, we decided to add roughly 40 IT roles - more than a 30% increase to our existing department - as part of a larger investment into growing our business. We elected to add the majority of these roles in Belfast, where we already had a small data science team This would give us a fourth location as an option for adding people in the future, too.

Takeaways: How we attracted 40% of women into Engineering & Data Science roles in Belfast? Lessons Learned & Tips of setting up an office space in Belfast. How we protected the Mintel culture across regions as the teams expanded.