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01/17

iNews: Talented Young People from Disadvantaged Backgrounds 'Set to Miss Out on Top Jobs'

iNews reported on warnings by MPs and peers that many young people are currently missing out on top careers due to employers’ failure to take into account where they grew up.

As well as discussing calls to ban unpaid internships, education correspondent Richard Vaughan discussed the findings of an inquiry by the all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on social mobility... read more

01/17

The Guardian: More employers should consider contextual recruitment

An article in The Guardian suggested that more employers should consider contextual recruitment, as was recommended by a recent government report on social mobility.

Political reporter Jessica Elgot explored the findings of an inquiry by the all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on social mobility titled “The class ceiling: Increasing access to the leading professions... read more

01/17

Legal Cheek: Contextual recruitment marks a major shift in diversity

In an article by Legal Cheek editor-in-chief Alex Aldridge, Rare’s Contextual Recruitment System was named as a ‘huge success story’ for diversity in 2016.  In a section titled ‘Diversity becomes more sophisticated’, contextual recruitment was said to mark a ‘major shift’ in law firms’ attitude towards diversity... read more