- Job applicants with Asian-sounding names — e.g. Khan, Chiang and Suzuki — are 28% less likely to get called in for an interview than their Anglo counterparts, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto and Ryerson University.
- NPR reports that university researchers based their results on data used in a 2011 American Economic Association study where 12,910 fake resumes were sent to over 3,225 job listings.
- The study found that applicants with westernized first names and Asian last names didn’t do significantly better than those with Asian first and last names. Read more (2/23/17 1:59 PM)