Six Things You Might Not Know About Applying for Jobs

Six things that you might not know about applying for a job: Selection bias is real – male names are better than female, common names are better than foreign names. Photos aren’t necessary – and introduce more opportunity for discrimination. Age is not needed either – more opportunity for discrimination. Dates – especially for education […]

If I Leave Academia – Should I Retrain and What Matters to Industry?

What questions do you have about looking for work? I’ve listed a few here. But if you’ve got others I’d love to know. Maybe I can answer? Or the crowd that is social media can? Transcript: At this point in time, you might be thinking, “I’d like to leave academia.”. Probably because the job market […]

Six Things You Might Not Know About Applying for Jobs

Six things that you might not know about applying for a job: 1. Selection bias is real – male names are better than female, common names are better than foreign names. 2. Photos aren’t necessary – and introduce more opportunity for discrimination. 3. Age is not needed either – more opportunity for discrimination. 4. Dates […]