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KPMG study links socio-economic background to faster career progression

The data showed that socio-economic background, measured by parental occupation, had the ‘strongest’ effect on how quickly an individual progressed through the firm

Socio-economic background has the strongest effect on career progression compared to any other diversity characteristics, according to a study published by KPMG UK that analysed 16,500 of the firm’s current employees’ careers.  

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