I have gained experience in computer aided design

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wedding invitations, and similar products. I have gained experience in computer aided design, where I have designed modifications to our printing processes, doubling our output without any loss in quality the requirements for ISO quality are paramount for Criterion Press because our customers demand guaranteed quality. As a mechanical engineer I have had the responsibility for engineering systems and instrumentation and control in the factory, and have instigated novel controls throughout the printing process. I have gained experience in inspection methods for incoming and outgoing materials. This provides a challenging job for a mechanical engineer as frequently there is a need to ensure large and small batch production and a quick turnaround of material. HOBBIES & INTERESTS: Classical and contemporary dance and greyhound racing. 24
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Who is statistically more likely to be employed when applying for a graduate engineering position compared with a secretarial position? Based on a paper by Riach, P. & Rich, J. (2006). An Experimental Investigation of Sexual Discrimination in Hiring in the English Labor Market. Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, 5(2), doi:10.2202/1538-0637.1416. Retrieved from What the research found? statistically significant discrimination against women in applications to engineering vacancies statistically significant discrimination against men in applications to secretarial positions discrimination against men for applying to secretarial jobs was twice that experienced by women applying to engineering jobs What does this mean? stereotyped occupations means that labour is not being allocated efficiently 25
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Net Discrimination in the labour market studies of gender conducted 2000 to 2011 (Rich, 2014) 26 Rich, Judy (2014) : What Do Field Experiments of Discrimination in Markets Tell Us? A Meta Analysis of Studies Conducted since 2000, IZA Discussion Papers, No. 8584, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn
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Does gender discrimination in social institutions matter from an economic perspective? Gender-based discrimination in social institutions matters for economic growth hampers a country’s income by lowering female access to education and jobs, and reducing production factor productivity Current level of discrimination is estimated to induce a loss of up to USD 12 trillion or 16% of global income Ferrant, G. and A., Kolev (2016), “Does gender discrimination in social institutions matter for long-term growth?: Cross-country evidence”, OECD Development Centre Working Paper n°330. 27
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Big picture polices to change discriminatory social norms legal reform to ensure equality before the law for women and men economic support incentives paid leave entitlements on a ‘use it or lose it basis’ for fathers in a number of OECD countries has led to men increasing their parental leave days community mobilisation, awareness and empowerment initiatives to change discriminatory attitudes, social norms and practices, through for example, media campaigns 28
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