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Rare's CRS wins The Recruiter's 'Innovation in Recruitment Award' 2016

This week Rare’s Contextual Recruitment System (CRS) was recognised as the best ‘Innovation in Recruitment’, at The Recruiter magazine awards, beating seven other contenders for the award. Rare’s CRS, a tool which allows recruiters to see candidate achievement in context, has now been adopted by over 25 elite firms, including Barclays, Clifford Chance and Deloitte... read more


Social Mobility in Graduate Recruitment: Big data and the CRS three years on

In December 2013 we published our ground-breaking research into social mobility in graduate recruitment. This April, at a launch sponsored by Clifford Chance, we have just released the findings of the first data available, 12 months after the Contextual Recruitment System (CRS) was first launched and six months after graduate employers, including the magic circle law firms, Barclays and Deloitte, started using Rare’s contextual approach to graduate recruitment... read more


But you don't know what it is, do you, Mr Jones?

Unconscious Bias in Graduate Recruitment

In December 2014, Rare unveiled the findings of its latest research project: Unconscious Bias in Graduate Recruitment. The question we wanted to understand was this: How far do things that are irrelevant to the potential to succeed in a job, but are linked to our biases, influence us unconsciously as assessors?

The report, sponsored by leading international law firm Clifford Chance, forms the second part of a two-year study into social mobility and the graduate recruitment processes of the UK’s leading firms... read more


A new way of seeing

Inspired by best practice in universities, Rare launches research report aimed at helping recruiters identify potential not polish
Following six months of intensive research, Rare has unveiled a new way of assessing candidates... read more


It Can Be Done: Rare's study shows race equality at work is possible if organisations and individuals do the right things

Rare’s new report, ‘Five Years On’, examines top ethnic minority graduates in the first five years of their careers. The research, sponsored by Barclays, was launched at a breakfast briefing on Tuesday 18th December at Barclays in Canary Wharf... read more