Battle of the sexes: How male & female recruiters judge differently

Battle of the sexes: How male & female recruiters judge differently

‘Men are from Mars, women are from Venus’, a cheesy adage that has become synonymous with debunking relationships; but does this ring true in the labour market? Whilst modern society has been pushing against traditional gender norms, making strides both professionally and personally, do female and male recruiters actually differ when it comes to judging candidates?

Well, according to Jobvite’s 2017 Recruiter Nation Report, male and female recruiters do have different preferences. In fact, the study found that male recruiters (30%) tend to pay more attention to appearance, personal style and enthusiasm (66%), compared to females (23% and 60%, respectively) – Forbes reports.

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  • nick
    Tue, 3 Oct 2017 12:29pm BST
    Cue the gender neutral comments!

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