Posted by: Gregoryno6 | July 4, 2017

If you’re sexist and don’t know it, pick a man!

Canberra – well, where else? (Okay, don’t answer that):

Leaders of the Australian public service will today be told to “hit pause” on blind recruitment trials, which many believed would increase the number of women in senior positions…

Irony ahead!

We anticipated this would have a positive impact on diversity — making it more likely that female candidates and those from ethnic minorities are selected for the shortlist… We found the opposite, that de-identifying candidates reduced the likelihood of women being selected for the shortlist.

Take away the gender identification, make the selection about merit and qualifications, and men come out ahead. Not much more you can say about that. Except…

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