[Baypiggies] Ageism rehashed
jim at well.com
Wed Feb 2 00:49:22 CET 2011
note that the interviewer is a particular person,
not a company, and not necessarily speaking for or
representative of the other people working there.
On Tue, 2011-02-01 at 15:30 -0800, Ryan Delucchi wrote:
> You could respond from blatantism with blatantism, in other words:
> Interviewer: "When did you finish High School?"
> Candidate: "uhm ... Do you have a good lawyer?"
> Seriously, any company that foolish enough to ask something like this
> is *not* somewhere you would want to work, anyway. In other words,
> I'd bet that any company that disregards legal hiring policies will
> just as easily disregard State/Federal labor policies as well.
> On Feb 1, 2011, at 3:13 PM, Dylan Reinhardt wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com>
> > wrote:
> > However, I don't think I've ever seen a more blatant
> > violation of ageism today. I had a phone screening with
> > someone who, believe it or not, came from the BayPIGgies
> > list. They asked me blatantly "When did you finish High
> > School."
> > Suggested answer for next time: When I was 18.
> > Next question?
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