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amin 13 days ago | hide | past | favorite

> Then I created an online Monster.com account, listed Bianca as a White woman on the diversity questionnaire, and activated the account.

> All along, my real Monster.com account was open and active

This is from 2012. Even then, I don't remember Monster.com being very good. The most likely explanation is fraudsters or sketchy employers found a fresh account and reached out because fresh accounts have higher callback rates than stale accounts.

She didn't say her name, but it's also possible she experienced discrimination because of that, not her disclosed race.

How things have changed! Didn't we just see a white guy display as a black lesbian to get job offers?

My apologies, I wasn’t aware that the submission was an old article. I hope things have improved (I believe they have).

Pffft! —more likely to work the other way round, these days.

This was written in 2013. Today, the biggest companies - especially in tech - have D&I quotas that often make it significantly easier for URMs to get a job compared to others.

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