Social mobility is widely acknowledged as a long standing issue for employers and universities. As a result, leaps have been made in policy, research, and practice throughout the graduate recruitment industry, from the big four to the local tech startup.
Rachel Roberts, the programme manager for QConsult at our careers centre at Queen Marry, Unviersity of London wrote an article in the latest edition of the AGCAS magazine on just that. Check out her article to find out what your career service can do to support students, whatever their background, into a graduate job and the approaches employers are taking on social mobility.
"Employer engagement work is becoming increasingly significant in terms of adressing the nation's social mobility situation".
Inside the magazine
The key issues inside include:
- Barriers to the professions
- Providing the right support
- Targeted employability programme
- Real business needs
- Overcoming employer concerns
- Moving forwards