Obesity Discrimination in the Recruitment Process: “You’re Not Hired!”

@article{Flint2016ObesityDI,
  title={Obesity Discrimination in the Recruitment Process: “You’re Not Hired!”},
  author={Stuart W. Flint and Martin {\vC}adek and Sonia-Cristina Codreanu and Vanja Ivi{\'c} and Colene Zomer and Amalia Gomoiu},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2016},
  volume={7}
}
Previous literature reports that obese persons are discriminated in the workplace. Evidence suggests that obese people are perceived as having less leadership potential, and in comparison to normal weight peers, are expected to be less successful. This study examined whether obese people are discriminated against when applying for employment. Three hypotheses were offered in line with previous research: (1) obese people are less likely to be assessed positively on personnel suitability than… 

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