As a recruiter, one of my favorite things is to call someone to make him or her a job offer. Unfortunately, many people have to wait weeks and months to get those calls because they are victims of racial employment discrimination. Research shows that many employers have no qualms with passing over the resumes of people with "black" names.
April 9, 2016
Based on a blog I wrote, I talk about the utter ridiculousness of this practice while inspiring uniquely named folks with suggestions to strengthen their resumes during the job search.
Check out this piece:
"He Dropped One Letter In Name While Applying For Jobs, And The Responses Rolled In" Huffington Post, Sept. 2, 2014