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Marketplace

Research shows hiring bias based on self-identification

Noel King Feb 17, 2015
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 Shawneeka Woodard fills out a job form at the Diversity Job Fair at a New York City hotel in 2008.
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It’s no secret that African-Americans may face bias  either conscious or unconscious  when it comes to being hired and promoted.

But some worrying new research shows that bias may be exacerbated for job candidates who self-identify as ‘black’ rather than ‘African-American.’

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