vylbyl (vylbyl) wrote in thequestionclub,
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So I was interviewing people today and my second or third interview was with a man who had very little by the way of relevant experience or experience at all. On top of that he spoke African American Vernacular English. It sounded very unprofessional and it is a call center job. Out of seven people I hired, only two had as little experience but they spoke standard English.

Assuming you have three people of the exact same experience, they all wear the same clothes but one speaks AAVE... Is it wrong to disqualify for hire the one that speaks in a less standard way assuming there are no other differentiating factors?

I won't be hiring him because there were just better candidates in general, but given the scenario I posted, I probably still wouldn't unless he could prove he could speak professionally.
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