Women over-investing in skills to compete in the job market

 It goes without saying that women face a tougher job market than men: women get paid less, get passed over for promotions, and often finder it harder get ahead.

In order to compensate for this discrimination, women tend to over-invest in education and workplace skills and are typically much more over-qualified for their jobs than their male colleagues.

To discuss this, The Daily’s host Julia Carr-Catzel spoke with Dr Leonora Risse, Postdoctoral Fellow at RMIT University.

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