Candidate Engagement

Police Now: Technology that turns D&I strategy into reality

Company

Police Now

Industry

Police

Employees

300

Opportunity

Police Now wanted to improve the diversity of applications across their graduate programmes. To achieve this, Connectr’s turned D&I strategy into reality for the second year running.

Implementation

  • Always-on access for candidates to a diverse range of digital mentors, enabling them to connect with relevant experts to support their journey.
  • Bespoke learning content focused on underrepresented groups, providing an accessible engagement platform that embodied Police Now’s culture and values.
  • Live reporting to track user ratings, behavioural trends and mentor engagement rates.

Impact

  • 93% user engagement rate
  • 43% engaged with a mentor – that’s 1300+ mentor/mentee interactions
  • 4.73/5 module rating (up from 4.2 the previous year)
  • 28% of users were from minority ethnic groups (up from 20%)
  • 65% of users identified as female (up from 53%)
  • 35% of candidates conditionally offered a role were from a minority ethnic group
  • 60% of candidates conditionally offered a role identified as female
  • 93%

    user engagement rate

  • 35%

    of candidates conditionally offered a role were from a minority ethnic group

  • 60%

    of candidates conditionally offered a role identified as female