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Facial Disfigurements Negatively Impact Job Applicants
2011-11-09 11:50:35

People with birthmarks, scars and other facial disfigurements are more likely to receive poor ratings in job interviews, according to a new study by researchers at Rice University and the University of Houston.

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2010-11-09 11:55:00

A recommendation letter could be the chute in a woman's career ladder, according to ongoing research at Rice University.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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