Guide to Hiring Women

My friend Tamar (or as boy calls her “Tamar of the smiling Tamars” because the girl always has a smile on her face) sent out this unbelievable article from 1943 that gives tips to hiring women in the work force.  Un-frickin’-believable that our grandmothers had to put up with this.

My favorite is #3: “General experience indicates that ‘husky’ girls – those that are just a little on the heavy side – are more even tempered and efficient than their underweight sisters.”

I’m sure this has to do with #4 and the underweight sisters are more prone to female conditions and weaknesses that are screened against.  Or perhaps they are referring back to #1 and are overly flirtatious because us single gals cannot control ourselves.  I know I can’t…  Check out the full article in the link:

1943 Guide to Hiring Women


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