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I saw several jobs listed at an Entertainment Establishment.
I am not looking for a job but it was listed on FB so I took a look at it.
To my amazement there it was...Please provide a link to your FB account.
I had heard that it was going on. It was just shocking to see it.
They also asked for a Headshot. This too kind of got to me.
So, I decided to call the Parent Company. I don't want to say their name (possible T&C violation).
I finally got the person in charge.
I ask them why they think what somebody does off the clock is their business?
He immediately launched into a babble filled excuse that sounded ridiculous and illegal.
Something about they were not looking at appearance but to get a gauge on the applicant.
I quickly called BS. Then he muttered something about how narrow it was between tables.
I told him I would not be visiting anytime soon. He offered me Free Passes. No Thanks.
We ended the call. Then I noticed within an hour the post was removed.
Today a brand new ad appeared without these two requests.
I kind of feel like this is a small victory. Should potential employers ask for this information?
I think it is Orwellian....Thoughts?
someone i know went for a job interview in wales and they wanted her facebook LOGIN AND PASSWORD!!! AND password!!! wtf!!!
reply to post by whyamIhere
I don't know why they need your FB info. What about us sane people who don't have a Facebook account? Could I send them my ATS account info.? Do you think it would improve my chance?
In my opinion a headshot is a reasonable request.
If the position is for a job in the public eye would you want an ugly person or an attractive person? Why waste time?
Just being honest.
reply to post by BurningSpearess
It is in So. California...
I was in this industry for many years.
They are looking for hot young women. They think it sells booze.
Show me a hot young woman...
I will show you somebody that probably doesn't want to work Fri & Sat every weekend.
In my experience.