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<< Discrimination is good.
Define discrimination? >>
Everyone assumes 'Discrimination'
is always between skin colour, but it can be as simple a pram on
a bus etc.
I have been in the centre of discrimination. I went for a job
interview and thought everything would be fine it was to work in a Mens Department Store in a large outlet but the facts is I am female and before anyone says it was SEXISM which also comes under
the terms of Discrimination!! I had my interview and thought everything was good, I even thought I could possibly get the job as I felt really confident but the facts were they discriminated me because I am female and they wanted a male person for the position. I found out from a friend that came with me to the interview, and he had told me that they had guaranteed the person before me with a job guarantee.
How do we stop DISCRIMINATION from happening again??
Would you be happy discussing your fashion choices in a women's department store with a male sales assistant?
I went for a job - it sounded great "I had my interview and thought everything was good, I even thought I could possibly get the job as I felt really confident"...
I didn't get it, there were other applicants who had more experience doing the job working for the same company with more relevent qualifications, who got on better with the interviewers.
It was an interview for a very male dominated job - but I don't think I was discriminated against for my sex, I think there was just another applicant who would require less training and less looking after who would fit in better with the team. Some you win some you don't, I got my current job after a truley awful interview and I was convinced there was no way I'd got it - turned out I was the best applicant by far (god knows who the other applicants were ).
If you don't get an interview - or a job offer after an interview, you are legally entitled to feedback on why - and you can even request to see your file/interview notes under the data protection act.
It seems that nobody would ever wish to ask for feedback with an interview, they always seem to say the same old 'we will phone you, we promise' but as usual they never do!
In some cases there is a need to discriminate because of gender. Else I want to become a gym teacher for girl sport teams at college. I'd enjoy those locker room moments
Do you have any reason to believe you had what it took for that job? Just because you felt it went good doesn't mean anything. You have no idea what kind of qualifications the other person might have had, he might have really blown them away.
I had the relevant qualifications
asked for the job and also the experience. The other person had
just left school, so in your eyes which is the appropriate candidate for position:-
* One with qualifications
* School Leaver (who will need training etc).
It depends. A lot of places prefer younger people cos you can pay them less.
Very True .....