The Times: Jobs algorithm lets poor leapfrog the privileged

As featured in The Times, upReach are announcing the roll out of our new Advanced Contextualised A-Level Grade tool, REAL, that gives employers a fairer measure of applicants’ academic achievement and potential than grades or contextual flags alone.

City firms are to be offered a free new recruitment tool that raises the A-level grades of job applicants who attended weak state schools by up to three grades, putting them ahead of many privately educated candidates.

It means an applicant who achieved three Bs at A level would be treated in the recruitment process as though they achieved three As if they qualified for several categories of disadvantage.

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Times Article – 15 Oct 2018

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