English sounding names getting more job call backs

Play
Stop
 
 
Image credit: Unsplash

Australians with non-English names often feel less fortunate in finding jobs, and this is not just a coincidence given the current state of the economy.

New research from Monash University shows English sounding names get more call backs from job applications than from applicants with ethnic names.

The research also highlights there’s a pronounced discrimination when hiring someone in a leadership position.

(Visited 64 times, 1 visits today)
Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution