• 'Distinctively Black names' still get fewer callbacks for job applications

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    A study found that applicants with Black names had a 2.1% lesser chance of getting contacted.
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    A recent study found that applicants with Black names have 2.1% fewer chance of getting contacted.
    The study submitted 83,000 entry-level applications to 108 fortune 500 companies.
    Black Americans are severely underrepresented in higher-paying corporate jobs.
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    A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago and the University of California Berkeley found that people with "distinctively Black names...
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