High-Paying Job Listings Skew Toward Male Applicants

Interesting data analysis on the language of high-paying job listings and its impact on applicants:

“Would you consider yourself a driven, experienced leader eager to get your hands dirty? Then you’re likely a man. Job listings that include words and phrases like “get your hands dirty” and “driven” are more likely to attract male applicants, according to data analysis done by a machine-learning startup called Textio. And these characteristically masculine terms are used even more frequently in postings for higher-paying positions, according to new data from the company…The findings add another layer of explanation for the lack of women at the top in the business world.”

Read: High-Paying Job Listings Skew Toward Male Applicants at Inc.com

* Like this post? Click here to get our free weekly newsletter featuring in-house counsel news and jobs *