How to Drive Social Mobility in Early Careers

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Recent research shows that 77% of the student population believe the pandemic has widened inequalities for young people entering the graduate employment marketplace. As we emerge from the pandemic, there has never been a more important time to drive change in early careers: it’s an opportunity to build back better, rethink how we forge equitable and impactful recruitment journeys and address the social mobility and inclusivity barriers that exist in the UK.

During this intimate speaker and networking breakfast event, we delved into practical takeaways and advice for those working in early careers function who are looking to drive social mobility outcomes.

Topics Discussed
  • Latest sector insights on social mobility
  • Understanding graduate’s top social mobility concerns including salary expectations and comparisons, flexible work and mental wellbeing
  • Ensuring transparency in social mobility and DEIB (diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging)
  • How to apply DEIB in your application process
  • Formalised programmes to include role models in your early talent processes
  • Pros and cons of different assessment processes
  • …and much more!
Who Spoke
Event Partner

Bright Network is the UK’s largest careers network that uses proprietary data and technology to connect its 600k+ members with over 250+ employers including Google, Accenture, Goldman Sachs, PwC and Bain & Company.

Bright Network partner firms find the talent they need to grow their businesses and help students from diverse backgrounds fulfil their potential.

Over the last decade, the network’s unique member model provides the UK’s best and brightest graduates, with the highest quality careers advice and support through a digital platform, dynamic events and personalised advice one-on-one advice.

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Category Early Careers and Future Talent
Content Type Event Roundup
Contributor Bright Network