Time to Rethink 'Work Experience'? | GenomeWeb

In an in-press Social Science Research article appearing online this week, North Carolina State University's Steve McDonald shows that women are generally less likely than men to land certain jobs informally — i.e., when not searching for them — through workplace social contacts. To come to this conclusion, McDonald analyzed US Bureau of Labor Statistics study data obtained between 1979 and 1998.

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