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How an ethnic-sounding name may affect the job hunt

posted Nov 17, 2011, 9:16 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Nov 17, 2011, 9:21 PM ]
wallace immen From Friday's Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 7:15PM EST

You may have a string of prestigious degrees and years of experience in Canada, but potential employers may never get that far into your résumé if your name sounds foreign, a new study has found.

An underlying reason appears to be subconscious discrimination, the researchers suggest.


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