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Beautiful women face discrimination in certain jobs, study finds

New research shows that beautiful women are discriminated against when applying for "masculine" jobs or when looks don't matter.
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Obesity affects job prospects for women, study finds

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (2 years ago)

Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and receive lower starting salaries than their non-overweight colleagues, a new study has found. read more Read Post

Pregnant women still face discrimination

Academics / General Science : Science Fair (6 years ago)

Thirty years after a federal law was enacted to protect pregnant women from job discrimination, research suggests mothers-to-be still face obstacles in the workplace. In one study, research assistants inquiring about retail jobs som... Read Post

Women don’t apply for male-sounding jobs, study finds

Career & Jobs / Career Advice : Evil HR Lady (12 hours ago)

A new study out of the Technical University of Munich shows that women are less likely to apply for jobs that include words like “assertive”, “independent”, “aggressive” and “analytical,” opting instead for job postings that use wor... Read Post


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