SOCIAL MOBILITY: can recruiters level the playing field?

Recorded on Sep 23, 2021 and now available on-demand


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Success in your career shouldn't rely on the circumstances you're born into. So why is that so often the case? And what can recruiters do to help disadvantaged groups break through?


Headstart Presents is back...

Pull up a chair to our panel conversation with Headstart's Gareth Jones and special guests Rowena Bach and Rebecca Foden. Let's talk:

What social mobility is and why it's so important
How HR teams might be limiting social mobility and overlooking hidden talent
Positive steps recruiters can take to remove barriers for disadvantaged groups




Rowena Bach

Rowena Bach

Early Careers Talent Strategy Director, PeopleScout UK

Rowena is a leader in diverse early talent recruitment. She recognises the unfair advantage that privilege brings to the workplace and is working to level the playing field in her role as a mentor at the Social Mobility Foundation.

Rebecca Foden

Rebecca Foden

Head of Student Recruitment UK&I, EY

Rebecca has over 20 years of recruitment experience and has led diversity initiatives at companies such as Transport for London and EY. She is a member of RL100, a group of senior resourcing leaders who want to create positive change in the world of recruitment.