Social Mobility Events

Webinar

25 August 2020

Social Mobility Employers Masterclass Series: Hiring


The second session in this series, Hiring, is all about reaching talent – attracting individuals from less advantaged backgrounds who may not traditionally apply for roles within your organisation, yet may be able to make a significant contribution in future.

Once you have attracted diverse applicants, it is then about having an open recruitment process – to ensure there are no additional barriers unfairly impacting a candidate’s success, such as unconscious bias at the interview stage.

This session will take the form of:

  • a short presentation by the Social Mobility Commission;
  • in-depth case-study from Accenture;
  • interactive workshop in which to explore ideas, share insights and tackle some of the challenges.

On the back of the workshop we will be sharing a checklist to help you refine your ideas and develop a ‘best-practice’ recruitment process.

We hope that you will join us for what should be an insightful and inspiring session for employers looking to reach a diverse pool of talent.

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Event date: 25 August 2020

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We were delighted to contribute to this article from d&i Leaders (Diversity and Inclusion Leaders), looking at why it’s important for social mobility that people don’t just ‘get in’ to organisations, but are also supported to ‘get on’ and progress in their careers.

Senior leaders from different socio-economic backgrounds have so much to offer organisations, and it’s great to see more and more people recognising the impact that diverse leadership can have.

Not sure where to start? Check out our toolkits for actionable steps to create an organisation where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. https://lnkd.in/dFWDx3M

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