A new Washington Post article has bad news for jobseekers who are medically classified as overweight. The article references a recent Plos One study on hireability and weight. According to the study, even a few extra pounds can hurt your chances of being hired, especially if you are a woman. Researchers told 60 men and … Continue reading
Job hunting is scary for many people because former employers might give bad recommendations to future employers.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a jobseeker who argued that employers should be unable to refuse to hire people for having dreadlocks. This case led to a national debate on whether employers should be able to ban dreadlocks. In 2010, Chastity Jones applied … Continue reading