College, Inc.: recommendation letters cost women jobs

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 11/10/2010

Study: Recommendation letters can hinder women

Research from Rice University suggests that a recommendation letter can hinder, rather than help, a woman seeking a job or a promotion. Recommendation letters tend to describe women in social or emotive terms, while they tend to portray men as...

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:06 PM ET, 11/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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