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How can I use the fact that I'm an ethnic minority to my advantage in employment watch

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    I'm trying to find a graduate programme for people from minorities (I'm half Sami). I know there was one within the Civil Service where you were only allowed to apply if you from an ethnic minority, but I'm looking for companies in the private sector. I think I'm a good candidate but I think I'd find it a lot easier to get a job if only people from a similar background are allowed to apply.
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    You are white. Whilst your ethnicity may linked to the geographical location of northern-Scandinavia, for all intents and purposes, you're not going to get any favours for being "White (other)".

    Not that I would enourage anyone to seek favours based on their ethnicity.
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    (Original post by jumpingjesusholycow)
    You are white. Whilst your ethnicity may linked to the geographical location of northern-Scandinavia, for all intents and purposes, you're not going to get any favours for being "White (other)".

    Not that I would enourage anyone to seek favours based on their ethnicity.
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    Say you were black and one of the few that came out of Oxford ...
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    When employers reject you, reply with 'Is it cos I'm Sami?'

    Then claim they're being racist and threaten to sue them
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    (Original post by Lassilsa)
    I'm trying to find a graduate programme for people from minorities (I'm half Sami). I know there was one within the Civil Service where you were only allowed to apply if you from an ethnic minority, but I'm looking for companies in the private sector. I think I'm a good candidate but I think I'd find it a lot easier to get a job if only people from a similar background are allowed to apply.
    Not often I this say because I hate but here goes; Cool story sis.
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    (Original post by meenu89)
    Not often I this say because I hate but here goes; Cool story sis.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_SJ2zUNxqg0...-salute-02.jpg
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    Basically there are two responses to this. Either you are a troll in which case I'd ask you to find a better use of your time or you are being serious in which case I'd tell you your an unethical prick.
 
 
 
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