What is it about?
The aim of the paper was to investigate how managers and employees perceive a range of different job seekers, and to map the main obstacles for assessing these job seekers positively. Respondents were presented with vignettes describing job seekers who either had a mental illness, a physical disability, or represented a cultural minority.
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Why is it important?
The work shows how managers and employees perceive job seekers who are vulnerable to discrimination in the recruitment process, and identifies barrier-profiles that can be a starting point vocational rehabilitations actors and others to increase knowledge, reduce discrimination and create good job matches.
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This page is a summary of: A mixed methods study of employers’ and employees’ evaluations of job seekers with a mental illness, disability, or of a cultural minority, Work, September 2021, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/wor-213568.
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