Sima Wolgast, lektor vid Lunds universitet. Foto: Natacha López/Sveriges Radio.
Sima Wolgast, lecturer at Lund University. Credit: Natacha López/Sveriges Radio

Researcher: Job seekers with Arabic names discriminated

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A new doctoral dissertation by Sima Wolgast, a lecturer at Lund University, has concluded that job applicants with Arabic backgrounds face discrimination during the recruitment process.

You might be surprised to know that when you're looking for a job, it's not only the answers you give during an interview, but also the questions you get from the recruiter - that could play an important role in whether or not you'll get the job.

This is according to new research about discrimination in the hiring process.

A new doctoral dissertation by Sima Wolgast, a lecturer at Lund University, has concluded that job applicants with Arabic backgrounds face discrimination against during the recruitment process. 

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