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Social Mobility

2013

"During my interview process the company had no idea whether I was from a privileged background or not, and we don't feel it matters. We attend careers fairs and judge candidates purely on merit."
Graduate, London
"I don't know the social backgrounds of most of my colleagues. Recruitment is primarily from attracting graduates at graduate fairs and university recruitment days."
Graduate, London
"I don't know specifically, but there's a very wide range of backgrounds among my colleagues."
Entry level, London
"Other than you needing to be a graduate from a top university there isn't anything preventing someone from getting a job here. The people I work with are exceptionally varied and diverse."
Entry level, London
"CHP has no active programme to select applicants from less privileged backgrounds, it just openly selects from the top graduate pool, regardless of background. Coming from a 'less privileged background' myself, I have no concerns."
Graduate, London
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