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Contextualise candidate data.


We put applicants’ achievements in context so that you don't miss out on top talent.


The Rare Contextual Recruitment System uses big data to help organisations identify candidates with the greatest potential.

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10 Years'

in diversity & consulting
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with world class employers and universities
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seamless ats

& bespoke solution available

“Graduate recruitment rocket science.”

Justine Thompson
Senior Inclusion & Diversity Manager, Baker & McKenzie

50% more disadvantaged candidates hired when organisations adopt the CRS

Trusted by some of the world’s smartest companies

Innovation in Recruitment 2016 - winner


Innovation in Recruitment 2016

News & Press

Rare's CRS is a way to ‘level the playing field’ reports The Financial Times

In an article about ways to level the playing field for job applicants, the Financial Times wrote about Rare's Contextual Recruitment System. ... read more

The Times: Need a lawyer? There’s an algorithm for that

Essentially, it is all about talent and CRS is an additional way to identify potential talent... read more

Research shows impact of contextual recruitment

Using Rare’s Contextual Recruitment System (CRS) makes law firms 50 per cent more likely to hire students from disadvantaged backgrounds... read more



Social Mobility in Graduate Recruitment, Big data and the CRS three years on (April 2016) cover

Social Mobility in Graduate Recruitment,
Big data and the CRS three years on (April 2016)

In December 2013 we published our first report into Social Mobility in Graduate Recruitment. In it, we suggested that top employers should adopt contextual data in recruitment. Little did we understand just what that would mean for them – or for us. ... read more