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You’re Religious? You’re Hired!

Posted By Todd Raphael On June 25, 2013 @ 5:35 am In Video | 10 Comments

Tim Tebow-PRN-099734 [1]The New England Patriots say that Tim Tebow’s “spirituality” was a factor in his hiring … as a football player. Yes, his spirituality.

Sure, a person’s personal life can play a role in hiring. But we don’t always admit it. Ron Katz [2] and I talk about this in the video below. We also get into how Tebow’s signing may be a sign of the times in terms of:

  • The blurring of work and life
  • Employers’ greater knowledge of job candidates’ personal lives
  • The tension between hiring for “fit” and hiring for diversity

It’s 11 minutes, below.

photo at the top right from Starpulse.com

 


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