RE: Employment question

Subject: RE: Employment question
From: "Paul Hanson" <phanson -at- Quintrex -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 12:08:11 -0500

Politics should not be discussed in the workplace or, sometimes, at
family gatherings. You may end up with a bloody tongue from biting it so
hard during vocal dissertations about the evils of .... You get the

If this candidate's attitude could translate into 'ultimatum' <my word>
statements in the workplace like "I want to use Times New Roman, size
36, bold, as the 'Body Text' of our docs and no one can disagree with
me." *THAT* would be troublesome.

Paul Hanson
Technical Writer
RoboHelp ACE -
Quintrex Data Systems
email: phanson at

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Subject: FWD: Employment question

The question is, would it be ethical to deny employment to a person
(otherwise eminently qualified) based on his/her political views, though
the real reason is never mentioned? On the other hand, is a new person
(however well qualified) worth the possible disruption (97% possibility)
to the sense of good will in the team?

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