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But my co-worker has other ideas and he has strongly protested against hiring the Hispanic woman interviewed by us. I would like to persuade my co-worker to recruit that woman and for that purpose I need to find out the possible reasons and solutions for my co-worker’s protest.
The first reason for my co worker’s protest may be because of his belief that only young blood will be capable of bringing new ideas to the organization. He might have thought that experienced people will never take any risk in their profession and they were not keen in testing new ideas. But is should be remembered that practice makes a person perfect and the experience of Hispanic woman could not be avoided purely on the basis of the above belief. Fresh candidates can bring new idea, but at the same time they may not have the backup of experience which will definitely a disadvantage.
The second reason for my co-worker’s protest, which I assume is about the Hispanic origin of the woman we interviewed. My friend might have thought that an American will be a better option in the marketing manager post because of the authority and contexting power compared to a Hispanic person. The above argument also seems to be meaningless since the woman we interviewed has already proved her abilities and her 20 year service is definitely an indication of her abilities and success in this profession.
My co-worker’s arguments against the woman we interviewed may raise serious legal and ethical problems for our company. The American law provides equality in employment opportunities to all irrespective of their gender or origin. In other words, it is not possible to deny the employment to the woman by citing her gender and origin. We must remember that, at present a person of black origin is the president of America and if a black person can become the
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