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He's 19, he's in his first year of Psychology in College, and in high school he went to a career center for 2 years for aeronautics. (Its called polaris career center where high school kids take career programs) He put his resume on Career Builder and hes gotten like 6 calls from big sales companies and even insurance companies for interviews. I looked at his resume and it's all correct. Why is he getting all these call and im not?! I know I havent gone to College but I have 15 years of sales experience!

Asked By: Bridget - 11/3/2011
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It may be because many companies are turning over their employee base and trying to lure in younger people. They can offer them less money, will have lower health care costs and benefits because they don't need to support a family. Is it age descrimination - yes sort of. Also, your lack of a college degree is a... More
Answered By: Richard L - 11/3/2011
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because he is male goddammit
Answered By: thomca - 11/3/2011
 
its all about the piece of paper, unfortunately. and youth as well
Answered By: Jessi Lee - 11/3/2011
 
Oh, these life insurance companies call constantly... More
Answered By: Huntsman - 11/3/2011
 
They might just be recruiting fresh grads so that they can train and mould them in to the model employees.As for you, what's that saying? you can't teach an old dog new tricks...
Answered By: Miss L - 11/3/2011
 
Because you aren't college educated, and probably only got a GED? A lot of jobs require a degree of some sort.
Answered By: ☮ ѕтєƒ☺ - 11/3/2011
 
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