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Imbibing Idiot Bias
« on: August 14, 2010, 03:30:25 PM »



Advice to job seekers: drop the Merlot
http://news.yahoo.com/s/n...0/od_nm/us_jobs_drink_odd
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DETROIT (Reuters) Job applicants  who drink alcohol are perceived as less intelligent and less hireable by American bosses, a bias dubbed the "imbibing idiot bias" in a study published on Monday.

In a series of six related experiments, researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania found that an association with alcohol caused observers to "expect cognitive impairment" in a job seeker.

"Merely holding an alcoholic beverage may reduce the perceived intelligence of the person," Scott Rick and Maurice Schweitzer wrote.

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In one of their experiments, the researchers asked 610 middle managers at U.S. companies to evaluate a video recording of a dramatized interview over dinner between a pair of actors playing a manager and a prospective hire.

The script for the questions and answers was the same in all cases. In some of the mock interviews, the manager ordered "Coke" or "the house Merlot." The job seeker also ordered either the soft drink or the wine.

Regardless of what the manager ordered, job seekers were seen as less worthy of being hired and less "intelligent, scholarly and intellectual" when they ordered the Merlot.

Job seekers who ordered wine after the manager ordered a Coke were "especially punished" with low ratings for perceived intelligence, the study said.
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Re: Imbibing Idiot Bias
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2010, 07:15:50 AM »

Is the perceived idiocy the fact that it's an alcoholic beverage, or the fact that it's the 'House' anything ?

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Re: Imbibing Idiot Bias
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2010, 07:39:57 AM »

This is craziness!  I would never think of conducting an interview for a secretarial pool slot without deploying a class or two 'typist's lube'

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Re: Imbibing Idiot Bias
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2010, 07:51:56 AM »

lol
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