11 Crazy Laws That Keep You From Getting A Job

Originally posted on YouViewed/Editorial:

Gee, I Wonder Why Unemployment Is So High

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   The list at the link is just a small collection of ridiculously regulated trades that various state governments have instituted in the name of “protecting” the public , but which are really the result of lobbying efforts by private industry to protect/restrict their businesses , one example of which we highlight below . This is the power of government , picking winners and losers . Crony capitalism at work .

8. Makeup Artists

” Teaching someone how to put on makeup without a government permission slip is illegal in 36 states. Even worse, many of these states demand makeup artists get a cosmetologist or esthetician license, which covers many skills they don’t even use. For example, in Nevada, these entrepreneurs are forced to spend “700 hours in a classroom to learn about subjects that have nothing to do with…

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5 Reasons Why Employers Don’t Respond After a Job Interview

Originally posted on Deepak verma:

You researched the company you wanted to work for ahead of time. You were dressed in your snazziest interview outfit and showed up promptly and prepared. You answered every question brilliantly — even the strange job interview questions like, “If you were a pizza delivery man, how would you benefit
May 05, 2014 at 04:44PM

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STUDY: Reviewers Find More Errors In Your Writing If They Think You’re Black

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Hey, no one is perfect!

Originally posted on Black America Web:

black lawyers racism A new study by Nextions reveals that reviewers of a legal brief were likely to find more errors once they learned that the author was Black.

Based on findings from a previous study that revealed supervising lawyers are more likely than not to perceive African-American writers as having subpar writing skills when compared to their Caucasian counterparts, the researchers attempted to confirm if they would unfairly evaluate legal writing by Black lawyers.

The results were most unsurprising.

Nextions drafted a research memo from a fake third-year lawyer that focused on the issue of trade secrets at Internet start-ups. The researchers purposefully added 22 errors of varying degrees in the memo. The same memo was then distributed to 60 law firm partners (53 returned them for the study) at 22 law firms. The only difference was that one half of the partners knew the author was Black and the other knew…

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What I Wish I Knew After My MFA Ended

Originally posted on BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog:

A guest post from Sara Finnerty:

420-Jacquelyn-Mitchard-splits-limbo-looking-back.imgcache.rev1308082218874In the years after I got my MFA I was a miserable mess. I felt like a failure as a writer and a human being. I still feel that way sometimes, but now I try and fail and try again and I know that does not mean I am a failure, it only means I am a person like everyone else. If I could, here are some things I would tell my self six years ago when I was finishing graduate school.

1)   Don’t even try to get published. There are some people in your class who will stop writing altogether. There are some who will only tangentially write. You will never stop writing, but don’t try to publish right now because your writing is still borderline terrible. Yes, you have an MFA but an MFA does not give you the heart, the will, the…

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How To Hack Hiring

Originally posted on Deepak verma:

Everyone knows there is an arms race for tech talent nowadays. Companies in every industry, not just tech, need this talent to survive. So what are the current myths of hiring and how are innovative companies hacking the process to come out on top? Read More

April 27, 2014 at 11:30AM

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