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Door 2: WOMEN
 
 
You are in charge of hiring a new employee for an important position in your company. One candidate seems qualified for the job, but there is something unusual in the person's background.

Which of these would bother you the MOST, in terms of making a hiring judgment about this person?
 
Three years ago, she got implants to go from a B cup to a DD cup.
 
Three years ago, he weighed 450 pounds. Now he's 270 after a gastric bypass.
 
Three years ago, this person had a sex-change operation. He or she now identifies as a homosexual in his or her new gender.
 
These are equally troubling, in terms of potentially hiring this person.
 
None of these would bother me at all, in terms of potentially hiring this person.
 
 
 
Same hiring situation, same seemingly qualified candidate.

Which of the following would bother you the MOST?
 
This person is 35 and has been married five times.
 
This person lives alone with 14 cats.
 
This person is married with nine children.
 
These are equally troubling, in terms of potentially hiring this person.
 
None of these things would bother me at all, in terms of potentially hiring this person.
 
 
 
Same hiring situation, same apparently qualified candidate.

Which of these would bother you the MOST?
 
She has twice sued previous employers for sexual harassment. In each case, the suit was settled out of court for about $25,000, and she left the company.
 
He was once fired for having lied on his resume, claiming two degrees he did not have. He admits this was a serious error in judgment and apologizes for it.
 
Three years ago, he was charged with spousal battery. His wife refused to testify and the charges were dropped; the couple was divorced shortly afterward.
 
These are equally troubling, in terms of potentially hiring this person.
 
None of these things would bother me at all, in terms of potentially hiring this person.
 
 
 
Same hiring situation, same seemingly qualified candidate. During a wide-ranging philosophical discussion, the person volunteers an unusual belief.

Which of the following would bother you the LEAST? (Repeat: This is a changeup. We are asking which would bother you the LEAST.)
 
That Communism is the most effective and desirable form of government and that it will eventually prevail in the United States.
 
That abortion in all cases should be illegal and prosecuted as manslaughter.
 
That women are temperamentally unsuited for certain jobs, such as police work, and that men are temperamentally unsuited for certain jobs, such as nursing. Further, that gender discrimination is justified in making hiring decisions for such positions.
 
That the belief in God is childish -- and that a very religious person is showing himself to be gullible and credulous. Further, that it is appropriate to judge such a person negatively in making hiring decisions.
 
That the 9/11 attacks were savage and tragic, but must be viewed as a political act and were at least partially justifiable and excusable.
 
All of these beliefs are equally troubling.
 
 
 
Okay, same question as the previous one.

Which one is the SECOND LEAST troubling? (Again, we are asking for the one that would bother you the SECOND LEAST.)
 
That Communism is the most effective and desirable form of government, and that it will eventually prevail in the United States.
 
That abortion should be illegal and prosecuted as manslaughter.
 
That women are temperamentally unsuited for certain jobs, such as police work, and men are temperamentally unsuited for certain jobs, such as nursing. Further, that gender discrimination is justified in making hiring decisions for such positions.
 
That the belief in God is childish – and that a very religious person is showing himself to be gullible and credulous. Further, that it is appropriate to judge such a person negatively in making hiring decisions.
 
That the 9/11 attacks were savage and tragic, but must be viewed as a political act and were at least partially justifiable and excusable.
 
All of these beliefs are equally troubling.
 
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