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Recruiters Discriminate Against Qualified Women in the Job Search

" Now imagine four applicants, all of whom attend the same, selective second-tier law school. They all have phenomenal grade point averages, are on law [...]

Now imagine four applicants, all of whom attend the same, selective second-tier law school. They all have phenomenal grade point averages, are on law review, and have identical, highly relevant work experiences. The only differences are whether they are male or female and if their extracurricular activities suggest they come from a higher-class or lower-class background. Who gets invited to interview?”

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Publication Date: 02/20/2017
Source: Time
Author: Kaitlin Mulhere
Publication Date: 21/12/2016
Source: Harvard Business Review
Author: Lauren Rivera and András Tilcsik