ecoscoll at ux4.cso.uiuc.edu
Wed Mar 22 02:08:38 EST 1995
Syndallas Baughman (sbaughma at uci.edu) wrote:
: But what about cases where both candidates are equally qualified for a
: job? Many times a department can be deadlocked over a hiring decision
: should affirmative action be a consideration then?
: I think it should. I think that there is a certain snowball effect.
: Women and minority mentors help open the door for other women and
: minorities. Many times an affirmative action decision is what started the
: ball rolling.
In this case, I do think that something like Affirmative
Action should kick in.... but I don't likethe concept of
quotas. I don't want to be hired because I'm a woman.
I don't want to be hired because I'm a minority. I want
to be hired because >I am good< and I deserve the job.
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