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BBC Embraces Blind Recruitment

Written by Bek Frith Saturday 12 November 2016
The BBCs New Diversity Strategy Includes Removing Candidates' Names and University Details From Cvs
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The BBC's new diversity strategy includes removing candidates' names and university details from CVs

The BBC will be anonymising job applications for core roles in order to increase diversity.

The plans were announced after the broadcaster faced pressure from ministers to increase the number of staff from under-represented backgrounds.

The new diversity strategy includes removing candidates' names and the universities they went to from CVs, making sure at least 10% of apprenticeship places are taken by people with disabilities, and providing pre-application training to potential staff from under-represented groups, including guidance on preparing CVs and interview techniques.

Read the full story: http://www.hrmagazine.co.uk/article-details/bbc-embraces-blind-recruitment

Bek Frith

Bek Frith

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