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Masterclass 2021: Outreach

On 25 February we held the second employers’ masterclass series of the year, exploring outreach and how you can reach, attract and foster a diverse pool of talent.

Outreach is about attracting candidates who may not traditionally apply for roles within your organisation, yet could make a significant contribution in future. They may not have been to the ‘best schools’ or lack soft skills and confidence – but these could be the ‘bright stars’ of tomorrow. In seven leading law firms, employees educated at state schools were 75% more likely to feature in the top decile of performers than those educated at independent schools.

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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 […]

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🗣️ #LetsTalkAboutClass...

16/09/2021

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/3AdtksP

#leadership #culture #workplace #diversity #hr #employeeexperience #humanresources #staffwellbeing #diversityandinclusion #employeeengagement

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