The effect of applicant age, job level, and accountability on perceptions of female job applicants.

@article{Gordon1989TheEO,
  title={The effect of applicant age, job level, and accountability on perceptions of female job applicants.},
  author={Roger A. Gordon and R M Rozelle and James C Baxter},
  journal={The Journal of psychology},
  year={1989},
  volume={123 1},
  pages={59-68}
}
We used simulated videotaped employment interviews to assess the effect of accountability on impressions of female job applicants. One hundred and twenty American undergraduates majoring in business and personnel related areas were informed that they would be participating in the pilot testing of a new employee placement technique. The age of the job applicant (25, 40, or 55 years), the position for which they were being considered (assistant director or director), and the degree to which… CONTINUE READING

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