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Restrictive job adverts 'put women off'

Women are put off from applying for jobs in male dominated industries because of "restrictive" application forms, a top business chief has said.
Severn Trent chief executive Liv Garfield, one of the UK's youngest female CEOs, said some women were not applying for roles because of "must have" skills lists.
She said companies needed more female trailblazers.
Her firm "blind marks" CVs - removing applicants' names, race or sex.
Campaigners say large companies in male-dominated industries such as water, rail and construction have become increasingly aware that asking for specific experience in that sector reduces the number of women candidates for roles.
Ms Garfield said businesses could make simple changes to recruitment processes to create more diverse workplaces - which would increase skill sets in the process.
Severn Trent has 87,000 water customers across mid and north Wales under its Hafren Dyfrdwy brand.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-46637201#
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