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Why do idiots get jobs but not those who are certainly more intelligent?

So it seems that all kinds of idiots get jobs: people who can't spell for the life of them, people who believe in the most ludicrous of things that aren't based in reality, people who barely look alive. Why, then, is the job market so biased? It is obvious from the very fact that interviews are based on appearance and superficial comport, not real substantial stuff.

Asked By: T T - 10/24/2008
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We seem to be living in a parallel universe these days and no-one seems to care that spelling, grammar, manners and many more of the old standards are disregarded. I don't know how some people get and keep their jobs when they're just going through the motions and doing as little as possible. I can't believe the... More
Answered By: Babz - 10/24/2008
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You have to pay the better educated ones more.
Answered By: Flying mop dog - 10/24/2008
 
I wonder by whose standards you define, idiocy and intelligence. Poor spelling is certainly no criteria that defines levels of intelligence. There are many folks who use insult to cover for their verbalization of "sour grapes". Have you ever considered that many of the positions filled by your criteria separating... More
Answered By: bamboo - 10/24/2008
 
The recruiters are not very smart themselves
Answered By: Alex J - 10/24/2008
 
that's because those idiots are not intelligent, but are slick. In this world being intelligent and not slick its worse than being dumb and knowing the rules of the game. how many people graduate with a masters and still work in shity jobs? Ive seen a few myself. how many people never went to school and have a nice... More
Answered By: see_ya - 10/24/2008
 
I think if a person will show up and get the job done and whatever drawbacks they have don't prevent that, it shouldn't matter how they look or if they graduated high school. Everyone needs to work and make a living. You cannot expect that weirdo with black eye liner to stay at home all day doing nothing and still... More
Answered By: this girl - 10/24/2008
 
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