I was never a fan of scary movies because there are enough real scary things already out there! Below is a list of the top ten things that my colleagues and I are scared about this Halloween. Freddy Krueger's got nothing on these.
Americans don't resent upward mobility; they just resent getting so few chances at it. There isn't an obvious solution to this situation. But until we address it, we need to be prepared for a great deal of irritation from a great many people.
When someone suggests gender diversity as an asset of a job candidate, the reply is often "Oh no, I'm only interested in merit." Yet name some other quality needed for the position, and the idea of merit is assumed, not questioned.