Is using 'hard-working' in a job ad sexist?

Is using 'hard-working' in a job ad sexist?

According to a report by the Confederation of British Industry, over half of business leaders say that the lack of diversity in their sector is preventing them from achieving their business’ diversity targets.

And while recruiters are trying to improve diversity with initiatives such as name-blind applications, there is still a lack of diverse hiring. For example, research from the University of Colorado earlier this year found that if there’s only one female candidate in a hiring pool of four, the chances of her getting the job is statistically zero.  

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