Or would you have reservations?
Ignore any overly pc, can't discriminate on any account society arguments on this, just for now.
Well would you?
But if you employed someone and over the next 6 months they became truly obese would you try to get rid of them?
Personally, I'm afraid I wouldn't. Health complications from true obesity would make me perceive them as a risk.
We're so short of space in our offices that I joke we can only recruit very small people (lucky I got in a while ago).
M.ister W wrote (see)
I wouldn't employ someone who spelled truly with an e.
Yes definitely if they had the skills.
when I started my last proper job.they took on three of us..........one very obese lady..one very skinny person..........and me in the middle..............
The skinny person left within a week as she had too many emotional problems that she couldn't cope with..........I managed over 10 years and left due to stress with kids................The obese person is still there after 20 years doing a cracking job..........
yes of course.
If it is a corollary, I wouldn't employ an anorexhic. In my rather limited experience (one in real life and the rather droney on one this forum), their self loathing is entirely justified.
What about you, KK? Given that last week you said you'd be ashamed to visit the doctor if you were overweight, I guess it's a "no!"?
candy ollier wrote (see)
yes of course. If it is a corollary, I wouldn't employ an anorexhic. In my rather limited experience (one in real life and the rather droney on one this forum), their self loathing is entirely justified.What about you, KK? Given that last week you said you'd be ashamed to visit the doctor if you were overweight, I guess it's a "no!"?
Well I'm asking myself what factors I would consider. First consideration should be employing the person who could do the job best. In some industries image IS important, even if we would like to pretend in a very politically correct way that it isn't. If someone's physical condition was going to impair negatively on their ability to do a job then the answer would be no. And of course that would apply to someone with anorexia as well as someone who was clinically obese.
Does a person's physicality reflect their character traits and ethics in other areas of life or not?
I thought bra size was the most crucial requirement when recruiting????
BRT wrote (see)
kittenkat wrote (see)
BRT wrote (see)I thought bra size was the most crucial requirement when recruiting????That's me unemployed then!
GymAddict wrote (see)
Or do you mean - do you employ someone who is so big they have mobility problems - akin to a disability?
I don't know really, I was just throwing the question out there because I was reading a discussion on another site about a fat receptionist at a gym, the discussion was really talking about company image. And so I was just wondering what people's thoughts were.
And I was wondering just how much people ARE discriminated against because of their size. Not what we think should maybe happen but what really happens.
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