We are a social mobility charity committed to breaking the corporate mould. We believe in equal access to opportunity irrespective of background or race, and talented young people getting the jobs they deserve in a world where their ability and aspiration alone determine their career path.
For nearly 25 years we have supported disadvantaged young people achieve their career potential; providing opportunity and helping them take their first step into a professional career. Our award-winning programmes have helped thousands of talented young people.
We also work with employers to drive a culture shift in the workplace, helping them make meaningful change and include diverse talent irrespective of background or race.
Together, with our corporate partners, our alumni and our volunteers, we are Changemakers; every day we see the impact of our work and the life-changing effect it has on thousands of young people each year.https://www.thebrokerage.org.uk/
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Recap: Employers Masterclass – Social mobility, hiring and recruitment
In our latest masterclass (16 September), we put the focus on hiring and recruitment – exploring the common practices that can create artificial and unnecessary barriers to potential applicants from lower socio-economic backgrounds. We were delighted to be joined by Danny Matthews and Hazel Remeika from Co-op, who shared their approach to hiring in a […]
Are you committed to building an workplace culture that is inclusive of employees from a low #socioeconomicbackground (SEB)?
Make sure you’re having open & honest discussions with employees about your plans and what it means to be from a low socio-economic background – including the additional barriers that low SEB employees face in the workplace.
Launched today, our new resource pack is designed to support internal discussions about socio-economic background in organisations at any stage in their social mobility journey.
Download the toolkit and start the conversation: https://bit.ly/3AdtksPFind out more