[Baypiggies] Ageism rehashed

Hasan Diwan hasan.diwan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 01:52:12 CET 2011

I have had some interesting questions over the years. One of the best
was a recruiter who asked me "Are you Muslim?" I responded with "What
relevance does that have to the job function?", "None", "Good to hear,
in that case, may I have your next question, please?"

On 1 February 2011 16:14, Keith Dart <keith at dart.us.com> wrote:
> === On Tue, 02/01, Jesse Gough wrote: ===
>> They
>> wanted me to authorize a highly invasive background check for a
>> development job. This included giving them the right to interview
>> neighbors and friends, check my driving record, credit history,
> ===
> Was it a government job? Some government jobs that require having
> access to sensitive information would require that. It's not illegal if
> it is a job requirement. Background checks for security clearances do
> that, and more. I even had to take a lie-detector test as part of one.
> It is not considered mandatory, but if you refuse you simply don't get
> the clearances and the job that needs them.
> -- Keith Dart
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