Whether or not someone is eventually convicted, an arrest alone is enough to significantly impair a Black man’s job and earning prospects.
Recent anti-racism protests have spurred dozens of companies to vow to diversify their workforces, yet big tech’s efforts to do so since 2014 show promises aren’t enough to overcome the real problem.
Inclusion riders can improve employment for women and minorities on film sets by calling for quotas. New research suggests this form of discrimination could be legal in Australia.
When Jessie Simmons applied for a teaching job in 1958, her application went to a separate file for “Negro teachers” and got rejected. An education scholar recounts how Simmons fought back and won.
A new study suggests perceptions of how strongly people of color identify with their race can have a big impact on their job prospects and how much money they earn.
Even back in the 90s, researchers were trying to alert hiring managers to the ineffectiveness of this as a tool, noting some major problems.
Research shows that the way meritocracy is discussed can actually curtail opportunities for social mobility.
How to beat Goliath when competing for the best talent: hire against stereotype and keep quiet when you find the right formula.
Past hiring discrimination appears to lead African Americans to cast a wide net, while women tend to seek out roles historically associated with their gender.