A new study in Psychology of Women Quarterly finds that women who present themselves as confident and ambitious in job interviews are viewed as highly competent but also lacking social skills. Women who present themselves as modest and cooperative, while well liked, are perceived as low on competence.
Despite an otherwise stagnant job market, high tech employment is on the rise. But minorities who lack technological skills and experience will not be able to compete for these types of jobs.
Wondering which area of IT to specialise in? A study by job ads site indeed has identified the advertised vacancies which remain unfilled after 90 days or more, providing a pointer to the area where skills are lacking. More »
A researcher who explored the consequences for men (and women) when they acted modestly in job interviews found that "modest" males were less liked, a sign of social backlash. Modesty was viewed as a sign of weakness, a low-status c...
Not only do women face a gender gap when it comes to compensation, they lack confidence about investing the money they do earn, a new study has found.