Brent J. Lyons

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    Should you disclose an invisible disability in a job interview?

Should you disclose an invisible disability in a job interview?

Individuals with invisible disabilities face a dilemma when applying for work: Do I disclose my disability to the potential employer and, if so, how? This dilemma occurs because disabled applicants face potential biases that hinder perceptions of their employability: Although hiring managers might feel sorry for or pity these applicants they may not want to hire them because of […]

Rude interviewers discourage people from looking for a job

“I had an interview … She was very rude to me as well as [to] others. After I left the facility I had no faith that my application would even be passed on to an employer or that it would even make it out of her office”

Experiences of incivility, defined as rude and discourteous behaviour with an ambiguous intent to harm, are […]