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Monday, January 02, 2006

Experience Not Preferred

From Inside Bay Area, posted Jan. 1, 2006:

When job interviews can become an intimate business

[by Sumana Harihareswara]

JOB INTERVIEWS are like dates. Both sides try to put on their most impressive facades to woo each other, while keeping enthusiasm within the bounds of propriety.

In fact, in the Indian tradition of arranged marriages, dates are almost exactly like job interviews:

"As you can see from my genealogy and astrological charts, which I've enclosed, I think I would be a terrific candidate to be your wife."

"I've read them, thanks. And I see from your resume that you have absolutely no experience, which is excellent."


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