Archive for April 7th, 2016

“Resume’ Whitening” Aids Black Job Applicants

“Resume’ Whitening” Aids Black Job Applicants

A study conducted by researchers at three universities has found that some black job applicants “whiten” their resumes by hiding their ethnic identities. This strategy increased their chances of getting a response from prospective employers. “Resume whitening” consists of altering information on one’s resume that indicates one’s ethnicity. For example, TaShomba Marie Gaines might give […]

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