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Social Mobility

2014

"We have an open-door recruitment policy of course. If you're good, we'll want you, whatever your background."
HR, Midlevel, London
"The company is involved with STEM programs that include going into struggling schools to encourage pupils to look into careers into science, technology, engineering and maths."
Graduate, Derby
"A joining bonus is offered to help with initial costs."
Graduate, Manchester
"The company gives the impression that will judge you on your individual talents and skills rather than your background."
Graduate, Southampton
"First Group attracts applicants from all across the social spectrum, and has recently started an apprenticeship scheme to ensure people from less privileged backgrounds are able to have a career on the railway."
Graduate, Manchester
"The company has a really good apprenticeship and internship scheme and invests heavily in providing all the support that they need while on the schemes."
Graduate, Glasgow
"In some areas of the company there are links with the Prince's Trust and Groundwork to help give younger people who are out of work opportunities."
HR, Midlevel, London
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