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‘Whitening’ and Self-Presentation in the Labour Market

Rotman Management Magazine

Sonia Kang, Katherine DeCelles, Andràs Tilcsik, and Sora Jun show that even companies that publicly espouse an inclusive environment continue to discriminate against candidates who appear to be from non-white backgrounds. Worse yet, many non-white job candidates are proactively ‘whitening’ their resumes in order to hide their racial identity.