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Employers' Replies to Racial Names

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"Job applicants with white names needed to send about 10 resumes to get one ... Despite laws against discrimination, affirmative action, a degree of employer ...

Job Discrimination, Based on a Name - Room for Debate - NYTimes ...

www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2015/10/19/job-discrimination-based-on-a-name

Oct 19, 2015 ... Such discrimination in hiring is common, and one study found that resumes sent out under African-American sounding names were 50 percent ...

He Dropped One Letter In His Name While Applying For Jobs, And ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/02/jose-joe-job-discrimination_n_5753880.html

Sep 2, 2014 ... Employers consciously or subconsciously discriminate against names that sound black or Latino, as reported by the New York Times.

African American Hiring Trends: Do 'Black' Names Matter in Hiring ...

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A study showed African American-sounding names affect hiring prospects. ... A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination," an MIT-University of Chicago  ...

Jose vs. Joe: Name Discrimination in the Hiring Process

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Sep 10, 2014 ... A Business Insider article told the unfortunate story of Jose Zamora, a job seeker who decided to alter his “ethnic name” on his resume in an ...

Tips to Prevent Hiring Discrimination - Race Relations - About.com

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Job discrimination based on race is alive and well, but is it possible to avoid it ... If you have a so-called “ethnic” name, try the strategies that follow to get your ...

No names, no bias? | The Economist

www.economist.com/news/business/21677214-anonymising-job-applications-eliminate-discrimination-not-easy-no-names-no-bias

Oct 31, 2015 ... Several countries have experimented with name-blind applications. In 2010 Germany's Anti-Discrimination Agency, an advisory body, ...

Big employers agree to hide names on graduate job applications to ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/11953841/Big-employers-agree-to-hide-names-on-graduate-job-applications-to-end-discrimination.html

Oct 26, 2015 ... David Cameron will promise to end "disgraceful" discrimination in the workplace by signing up a group of top employers to name-blind ...

Hiring Discrimination Based on Your Name: What You Can Do ...

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One of the most common forms of name discrimination is racial name discrimination, and a number of studies have proven that employers engage in hiring bias ...

Have a Foreign-Sounding Name? Change it to Get a Job - Forbes

www.forbes.com/sites/ruchikatulshyan/2014/06/13/have-a-foreign-sounding-name-change-it-to-get-a-job/

Jun 13, 2014 ... ... French job applicants with foreign-sounding names are much less likely to ... With discrimination starting so early in the hiring process, what ...

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Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A ...

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The results show significant discrimination against African-American names: White names receive 50 percent more callbacks for interviews. We also find that ...

Is Your Name Holding You Back? - Young Money

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A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination.” They sent out 5000 fictitious résumés with either very black-sounding or very white-sounding names.

Discrimination in the Job Market in the United States | The Abdul ...

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A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination ... Results found that résumés with white-sounding names received 50 percent more callbacks than those ...