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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 (3 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 (7 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

Acknowledging appearance reduces bias when beauties apply for masculine jobs, says CU-led study

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 months ago)

Past research shows physical beauty can be detrimental to women applying for masculine jobs. But belles can put the brakes on discrimination by acknowledging their looks during an interview, according to a new study led by the Unive... Read Post


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