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Women are more skilled, but men seen as more likely to succeed, study shows

Women may have caught up in education, but men are still perceived as Most Likely to Succeed in the workplace, according to a new Bentley University survey on the career prospects of millennials (people born after 1980). Respondents said women enter the workforce with stronger skills, but over the course of a career, they still expect millennial men to fare better. “I’m disappointed to see that in 2014 . . . there is this persistent gender bias,” said Bentley President Gloria Cordes Larson. “The workplace itself has to change.”

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