Do your ears hang low?


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90 day probation periods are one thing, but we don’t know what to make of the story from http://www.ananova.com that one Chinese company is requiring applicants to show their ears during interviews. The Wuhan-based building materials firm says it wants to make sure their appearance won’t have a negative effect on customers.
One applicant, Ms Li of Wuhan, who was interviewed for a job as a secretary, said she was amazed at the request. “We had a nice talk, but at the end of the interview the job interviewer suddenly asked me to show him my ears,” she told Chutian Daily.
Mr Lin, one of the company’s interviewers, said facial expression, including the ears, played a big part in how workers were perceived by customers.

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