Bridging the gap between diverse, untapped talent and inclusive employers

Hiring inclusively is a thorny challenge

Hundreds of brilliant charities are providing thousands of clients with wonderful care, support, rehabilitation and employability training, but can't easily connect them with willing employers. Thousands more gifted, diverse, first-in-family graduates are leaving university but face additional hurdles to finding meaningful employment.

But proactively sourcing qualified, diverse, untapped talent has been exceptionally challenging.

Until now

The case for inclusive recruitment

Being a truly inclusive employer is good business. Industry leaders like McKinsey and Co, Deloitte and the CIPD have all reported on the positive impact that diversity in recruitment can bring to levels of innovation, staff retention and the bottom line. Our candidates' rich lived experience can bring additional life skills and resilience to your team, not to mention improve staff morale and retention across the board.

And let’s also be honest: recruiting from a more diverse talent pool perfectly demonstrates your commitment to corporate social responsibility. In an increasingly socially and ethically aware market, that’s essential for customer engagement and investment.

But it’s easier said than done. Where do you find all these exciting new candidates?

Bridge of Hope Careers, that's where.

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​Hiring more inclusively

Inclusion is a choice you make as a business. If you’re ready to commit to that goal, we can automatically and instantly put your vacancies in front of our candidates. We have thousands with that sought-after lived experience and resilience – many of them recommended by leading charities or referred to us by widening-participation universities.

As a Bridge of Hope subscriber, you can post as many vacancies as you like and hire as many talented and diverse employees as you wish for one simple monthly or annual fee. You can also approach us directly for help with our skills-matching service, or our growing raft of additional services scheduled to come on-stream in 2022.

We want you to hire as many great candidates as you need. That's the whole point.

Recruiting through the Bridge of Hope will make your company better - and make the world a bit better too. What are you waiting for?

Talk to us about how you can recruit more inclusively

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Unique talent pools

More than a hundred referral partners help us to sign up job-ready talent from marginalised communities.


Our one-of-a-kind system will search our database of candidate CVs for the skills you’re looking for.

Flat fee subscription

Post as many jobs and recruit as many staff as you like for one fixed monthly/annual fee. It's a game-changer.

Our services

Bridge of Hope Subscription

Competitively priced according to organisation size, our model provides unlimited job postings and hires across the UK. Our API streamlines job postings by refreshing live vacancies daily straight from your career pages and enabling online applications. You'll also get a custom 'Inclusive Employer' profile where you can showcase your ED&I credentials.

Unlimited Sourcing Licence

Source the best possible new recruits from our expanding talent pools through comprehensive access to our candidate database.

Inclusive Sourcing and Recruitment

Coming Summer 2022: we'll help you curate a cost-efficient and effective tool to recruit for specific skillsets or target specific marginalised communities

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Services

Whether you need support with onboarding, inclusion policies or recruitment culture, we and our network of ED&I experts can help you develop a more inclusive workplace.

Talk to us about our competitive pricing

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How we find our candidates

Thousands of UK charities and educational institutions, work with people whose identity or history has been a barrier to employment. Our unique referral partnerships with more than a hundred connect their service-users to our portal, and on to progressive employers.

Each organisation pledges to only represent employable, job-ready talent and to support candidates through their applications. Here are just a few examples:

First-in-family graduates
Leeds Beckett, University of Birmingham, University of Bedfordshire.

Inside Connections, Tempus Novo.

Homelessness and Refugees
St Mungo's, Centrepoint, Crisis, Renaisi.

Mencap, Dyslexia Institute.

Walking With The Wounded, Finchale Group.

Young people and care leavers
Prince's Trust, UK Youth, Key4Life.

​Many more of our candidates find us through online search, or having read some of our social and business media messages, but they sign up because of our commitment - and yours - to inclusive recruitment.

Become a Bridge of Hope Employer

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Inclusive employers

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