According to a new research study mentioned in The Wall Street Journal, being self-employed could hinder your shot at landing a full-time corporate job.

Researchers concluded after a two-year experiment that self-employed job seekers went on fewer interviews than candidates who worked in corporate America.

Here’s the kicker: Researchers submitted pairs of faux resumes and cover letters to 100 job postings in the United Kingdom for human resources roles. For each pair of applicants,  the only main item that differed was their recent job experience. Read more