Do You Have to Be Perfectly Qualified Before You Can Apply for That Promotion?

An internal review at Hewlett-Packard revealed a striking difference between female and male employees, Katty Kay and Claire Shipman write in The Atlantic: Women applied for promotion only when they believed they met 100% of the qualifications listed for the job; men applied when they thought they could meet 60% of the requirements. The difference comes down to confidence, the writers say.

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SOURCE: The Confidence Gap