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How to Drive Social Mobility in Early Careers

12 July 2022, London

8.30AM – 12PM

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.

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

What’s being 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 will be attending?

This speaker & roundtable networking breakfast event is exclusively reserved for 30 In-house recruitment/HR professionals from a variety of companies including A&O, Amazon, AWE, BBC, Clarksons, Dare, EDF, EY, Form3, Fortnum & Mason , IntoUniversity, INVESTEC, Islington Council, Knight Frank, Lidl, M&S, Manchester University, PMI, proSapient, PubMatic, PwC, Skanska, Spencer Ogden, TBI, The White Company, TJX Europe, Vistry Group…to name but a few!

12 July 2022

8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Goldsmith’s Centre, 42 Britton St, Farringdon, London, EC1M 5AD


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*We are working hard towards making our events fully inclusive so if there are any adjustments or requests that would make them more accessible, no matter how big or small, please do let our events team know and we will do our best to make it possible!


08:30 – Registration with complimentary hot breakfast rolls, pastries, tea, coffee & juice
09:00 – Opening announcements
09:10 – 1st and 2nd guest speaker presentation
09:50 – 1st interactive roundtable discussion session
10:30 – Coffee break
10:50 – 3rd guest speaker presentation
11:10 – 2nd interactive roundtable discussion session
11:45 – Closing comments & peer-to-peer networking
12:00 – Event close


IHR is the largest and most engaged community for In-house Recruiters. Our 20,000+ members benefit from over 70 events each year ranging from 1000-strong exhibitions and high profile awards to exclusive half day breakfasts and targeted dinners for Recruitment Leaders. We also produce industry leading digital whitepapers, webinars and speaker videos alongside a reviews-based industry supplier directory. Not a member? Why not join for FREE today!

  • Strictly reserved for In-house Recruitment and HR professionals only
  • Recruitment agencies and industry suppliers are not permitted to attend (other than our official event partner)
Event partners

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.