BBC are removing qualifications from job applications - does this broaden horizons or devalue achievements?
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The BBC has discovered from a recent survey that many of its employees stem from a privileged financial and social background. The survey discovered that 17% of its staff and 25% of its management team had attended private schools, and many of which (52%) had parents with a degree-educated background; all of which above the national average. recent criticisms over degrees being worth their money and value, combined with a drop in applicants, it appears that the attitude that degrees hold little real-life value has begun to seep into the workplace, with real work experience being valued more than academic qualifications.
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