Wordly wise: Using different words for male and female leaders

We like to think of ourselves as unbiased and objective in our employment decisions, but with two equal candidates, who are you going to promote?

Someone who is described in their performance evaluations as analytical or someone who is described as compassionate?

On the other end of the employment spectrum, if you’re downsizing and have to fire someone and the two people in jeopardy are very similar, who are you going to fire?

More information: https://psnews.com.au/2018/06/11/wordly-wise-using-different-words-for-male-and-female-leaders/

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