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Are You Secretly A Sexist? Find Out Your Gender Bias With This Test

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In the struggle to get enough women into boardroom positions, experts say that bosses have to battle an "unconscious bias", which means their brains are wired to pick people who look like themselves.

You may not think you're prejudiced but science says you might actually be without knowing it, as some people fall into subconscious patterns where they end up appointing people like them as colleagues as they're used to seeing that sort together.

In the latest report into women on boards by the Cranfield School of Management, the authors reported that: "Several organisations said that unconscious bias training is useful in raising awareness about possible gender differences in behaviours that might signal talent during recruitment interviews".

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