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Attracting and engaging diverse Early Career candidates

18 April 2024, London

8.30AM – 12PM

Prioritising diversity in Early Career hiring isn’t just about meeting quotas; it’s about unlocking the full potential of a varied workforce, which drives long-term success. However, in today’s competitive landscape, attracting and engaging top-tier diverse candidates requires ingenuity. By tapping into the rich resources within university societies and organisations, talent teams can unearth a wealth of high-potential individuals.

In this intimate speaker and networking breakfast event for 30 in-house recruitment professionals, we’ll discuss strategies for redefining your entry-level hiring approach and forging connections with untapped diverse talent pools.

What’s being discussed
  • Different ways of attracting & engaging early careers talent
  • Understanding generational differences and how to adapt your attraction campaigns
  • Latest insights on the “2024 society report” to see how pre-professional societies can foster employability
  • The role technology can play
  • Streamlining processes to encourage underrepresented candidates
  • …and much more!
Who will be attending?

This speaker & roundtable networking breakfast event is exclusively reserved for 30 in-house recruitment and HR professionals from a variety of companies including AND Digital, BCW, Canary Wharf Group, Canopius Group, CCEP, Civil Service Fast Stream and Emerging Talent, Clarksons, Clyde & Co, Dambuster Studios, Department for Education, Dorset Software, F5, Google DeepMind, Handelsbanken, Harvey Nash, HSBC Innovation Banking, HSBC, IAG GBS, ICF, KERB Group, Lane Clark & Peacock, LEYF, Lidl, Lockton, London Early Years Foundation, LVMH Beauty, Mediabrands, Mitratech, Nomura, Omnicom Media Group, Parfums Christian Dior, PEI Group, Telefonica Tech, Thales, The Information Lab, Unite Students, Whitbread, ZS Associates… to name a few!

18 April 2024

8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Goldsmiths’ Centre, 42 Britton St, 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 – 09:00 Registration with complimentary hot breakfast rolls, pastries, tea, coffee & juice
09:00 – 09:10 Opening announcements
09:10 – 09:50 Guest speaker presentations
09:50 – 10:30 1st interactive roundtable discussion session
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 – 11:10 Guest speaker presentation
11:10 – 11:45 2nd interactive roundtable discussion session & peer-to-peer networking
11:45 – Closing comments
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

Huzzle is an early careers platform connecting students, societies, and employers. Starting out as a CRM for pre-professional student societies, Huzzle has evolved into the career companion used by over 50k talents in the UK. Research shows that students involved in employability-fostering societies are 3X more hireable. On Huzzle, companies can access these talents by co-hosting events with over 500 diverse societies, promoting their roles, and through personalised direct messaging campaigns.