Study reveals a gender difference in job-search strategies
- Hiring someone? Be careful! Chigbo, Okey // CA Magazine;Mar1999, Vol. 132 Issue 2, p15
Cites a study showing the differences in the job searching attitudes and work ethic between men and women. Tendency of men to lie on their resumes; Failure of men to meet company performance standards; Need for hiring to revamp their recruitment practices.
- Studies of the Structured Behavioral Interview. Motowidlo, Stephan J.; Carter, Gary W.; Dunnette, Marvin D.; Tippins, Nancy; Werner, Steve; Burnett, Jennifer R.; Vaughan, Mary Jo // Journal of Applied Psychology;Oct92, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p571
Recruiters from 8 telecommunications companies interviewed applicants or incumbents in four studies of the psychometric properties of structured behavioral interviews for management and marketing positions. Results yielded an interrater reliability estimate of .64 (n = 37), a mean...
- The Returns to Mobility and Job Search by Gender. Keith, Kristen; McWilliams, Abagail // Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Apr99, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p460
Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, the authors estimate the returns to job search, mobility, and the interaction of search and mobility for young men and women. They find statistically significant gender differences in mobility patterns and search behavior, but not in the...
- Gender, Job Searching, and Employment Outcomes among Mexican Immigrants. Livingston, Gretchen // Population Research & Policy Review;Feb2006, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p43
Past quantitative research has typically disregarded the effect of gender on the relationship between social capital and immigrant adaptation. However, recent theory and qualitative evidence suggest that gender is a significant factor moderating this association. I use Mexican Migration Project...
- Sex Roles and the Desirability of Job Rewards, Expectations and Aspirations of Male versus Female Salespeople. Gibson, C. Kendrick; Swan, John E. // Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management;Fall/Winter81/82, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p39
The article focuses on the societal changes concerning occupational roles for women and the equal opportunity movement. It is based on the basic idea that societies expect different behavior for men and women and differential socialization by sex may be occupationally relevant. Thus, how men and...
- THE CONSEQUENCES OF INFORMAL JOB FINDING FOR MEN AND WOMEN. Leicht, Kevin T.; Marx, Jonathan // Academy of Management Journal;Aug1997, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p967
This study examined the role that the gender of job informants plays in the job-finding process for men and women. Data on job seekers at a large bank were used to test hypotheses derived from work on social distance and gender segregation. Our results suggest that jobs found via cross-gender...
- What is the real difference between males and females? Milligan, Stuart // Journal of Biological Education (Society of Biology);Summer96, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p100
Examines the nature of the fundamental sexual differences in mammals in general and in humans in particular. List of differences between male and female mammals; Details of the establishment of genetic sex; Establishment of gonadal sex; Steps after gonadal formation; Development of the internal...
- The great debate. Monroe, Judy // Current Health 2;Dec95, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p22
Focuses on the different abilities and preferences of males and females. Gender differences regarding navigating skills; Debate regarding the cause of gender differences; Physical differences of male and female brains; Differences in behavior; Variations within sexes.
- Gender Differences in Anticipated Salary: Role of Salary Estimates for Others, Job Characteristics, Career Paths, and Job Inputs. Heckert, Teresa M.; Droste, Heather E.; Adams, Patrick J.; Griffin, Christopher M.; Roberts, Lisa L.; Mueller, Michael A.; Wallis, Hope A. // Sex Roles;Aug2002, Vol. 47 Issue 3/4, p139
Presents a study which compared the pay expectations of men and women. Overview of previous studies on the effect of gender on pay expectations; Causes of the difference in pay expectations of men and women; Explanation for the low salary estimates of women at entry and at career peak.