Girl power | Getting rid of CVs results in increased gender diversity, trial finds

Getting rid of CVs results in increased gender diversity, trial finds

Women are more likely to be hired for senior positions than men when a skills-based approach rather than a CV-driven approach is taken during the hiring process, new research has found.

Currently, women account for just 31% of senior management positions. The research by de-biased recruitment consultants Applied found this increased to 52% – an increase of almost 70% – once a skills-based hiring approach was used.

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