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Hiring Bias

Women Scientists' Academic-Hiring Advantage Is Unwelcome News for Some: Part 3

Wendy M. Williams | Posted 05.18.2015 | Science
Wendy M. Williams

The bane of every researcher is the critic who says a study is actually about some question it was never designed to answer -- then proceeds to demean the study for failing to answer the question it never asked.

Women Scientists' Academic-Hiring Advantage Is Unwelcome News for Some: Part 2

Wendy M. Williams | Posted 05.04.2015 | Science
Wendy M. Williams

Our goal was to conduct a controlled experiment to reveal attitudes about gender. This task would not be possible using real applicants giving real talks, since so many variables would be confounded.

Women Scientists' Academic-Hiring Advantage is Unwelcome News for Some: Part 1

Wendy M. Williams | Posted 05.01.2015 | Science
Wendy M. Williams

Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams Cornell University For a long time, two seemingly inconsistent phenomena coexisted, but few seemed to notice: F...

How One Man Discovered Gender Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women

Kim O'Grady had a lot of trouble finding a job until he made one small change to his resume -- adding "Mr." in front of his name. In a Tumblr post...

For Long-Term Unemployed, Hiring Bias Rears Its Head

AP | STEPHEN SINGER | Posted 11.08.2012 | Business

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Few job seekers who fail to get an interview know the reason, but Michelle Chesney-Offutt said a recruiter told her why she lost th...