Secret Handshakes Greet Frat Brothers on Wall Street

wall-street_1883025cA recent Bloomberg article by Max Abelson and Zeke Faux, “Secret Handshakes Greet Frat Brothers on Wall Street”, sheds light on the reality behind the male-dominated world of Wall Street, the fraternity pipeline. The network of fraternity members and Wall Street alumni helps those seeking employment beat the odds through a series of special treatment. From elevating resumes to scheduling interviews ahead of other candidates, even some more qualified, fraternities have become the expert at filling Wall Street’s openings. In order to create gender parity, Wall Street will have to veer away from this organic entity and create institutional change. Read more here

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