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Why Informal Job Interviews Are Worthless

Also this week: the importance of mentoring people who aren’t like you; when a professor is a victim of a racial slur; why you should think like a nonagenarian.
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Bias in the Machine

Also this week: when students stereotype professors; the link between sexism and rodents of usual size.
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Is Genetic Discrimination on the Horizon?

Also this week: diversity officers under Trump; a look at how far women have come and far we still have to go; what songbirds can teach us about diversity and problem-solving.
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A Spotlight on Gender Bias

Each week, we read news about hiring, diversity, and the workplace, so you don’t have to. This week: A day without women; strategies for shrinking the gender gap; why black workers hired by referral are more apt to be promoted.
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Mind the Class Pay Gap

Each week, we read news about hiring, diversity, and the workplace, so you don’t have to. Also his week: proof that age discrimination exists; the bias against black women with natural hair; how to respond when a co-worker makes an inappropriate comment; and more.
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The Art of the Campus Interview

It’s not a good sign when the search committee is more interested in snapping food pics than in chatting with you.
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'Dear Forums ...': I Have a Group-Work Grading Dilemma.

Also in our weekly roundup of conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: tips on teaching from an outdated textbook; how to prep for an interview with the provost; how to fight new fees on chemical purchases for laboratories.