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    Have you attended job or university interviews whilst wearing such clothing? If so, can you please share your experiences. Did you face any difficulties, comments made, questions etc.?

    What has your success rate been like?

    When attending such interviews or assessments, do you remove such clothing? If so, why?

    If anyone else has an opinion, please feel free to share your thoughts on the matter. How would you feel when assessing a potential candidate?

    Anyone that interacts at least occasionally with people that wear such clothing or have observed interactions, what were your experiences?

    How do you feel about this in general? Consider placing yourself on both sides, i.e the interviewer and candidate, or colleague etc.

    If you've thought about this but not yet old enough or in a position to apply for roles/courses, what are your thoughts on the matter?

    Thanks.

    Personally, in recruitment at the interview stage, I would want to see your face and expressions as we discuss the role and your background and so on. I wouldn't mind if you were wearing a hijab/head scarf as this would be showing your face.

    It would be interesting to see how our society in general views this.
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    they'll probably give off bad vibes
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    they'll probably give off bad vibes
    Which type of covering and why would they give off bad vibes?
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    (Original post by Final Fantasy)
    Which type of covering and why would they give off bad vibes?
    any kind of covering
    and because it's not business-like or formal
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    Hijab (headscarf) = fine
    Abaya (that long dress thing) = fine
    Niqab = wouldn't hire

    As an employer, I couldn't have my employee not showing their faces as they interact with others, especially if that involves customers. It looks intimidating and poses a huge safety risk.
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    Hijab (headscarf) = fine
    Burka (that long dress thing) = fine
    Niqab = wouldn't hire

    As an employer, I couldn't have my employee not showing their faces as they interact with others, especially if that involves customers. It looks intimidating and poses a huge safety risk.
    You're a tad bit misled on the terms there. A burka is clothing that covers everything.
    Niqabs do the same yet they just reveal your eyes.
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    I think it would further worry employers on the employees likeliness to stay in the role over a long period of time.
    Women already have this problem where employers fear maternity leave but a woman wearing a burka etc would likely to be seen as under the authority of a man and probably would be unable to work due to having to stay at home and look after children due to cultural pressures.

    That's what I think anyways.


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    (Original post by endgametheory)
    You're a tad bit misled on the terms there. A burka is clothing that covers everything.
    Niqabs do the same yet they just reveal your eyes.
    They're the terms my culture use, it's what I'm used to
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    (Original post by Serine Soul)
    They're the terms my culture use
    Oh, right. If you don't mind me asking, What culture were you brought up in?
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    (Original post by endgametheory)
    Oh, right. If you don't mind me asking, What culture were you brought up in?
    South East Asian, more specifically Bangladeshi
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    (Original post by sleepysnooze)
    any kind of covering
    and because it's not business-like or formal
    Yes the less you cover, the more business like you look... :rolleyes:
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    Isn't a burka the one that you do not even see the eyes?
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    (Original post by HAnwar)
    Yes the less you cover, the more business like you look... :rolleyes:
    You must admit it looks unprofessional to cover your head... Most people wouldn't talk to a person in a burka without need so making them converse with them in work is a bit of a nuisance.


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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    Isn't a burka the one that you do not even see the eyes?
    How the f would they walk then ya rocket if they can't see


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    Never had any problems and I wear the hijab and abaya. :erm:
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    (Original post by HAnwar)
    Yes the less you cover, the more business like you look... :rolleyes:
    Are you male of female please?
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    (Original post by AccountingBabe)
    You must admit it looks unprofessional to cover your head... Most people wouldn't talk to a person in a burka without need so making them converse with them in work is a bit of a nuisance.


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    Nah it doesn't. Who made that up lol
    (Original post by TeeEm)
    Are you male of female please?
    Female.

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    (Original post by HAnwar)
    Nah it doesn't. Who made that up lol


    Female.

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    ...it's pretty common knowledge between non Muslims. Sozzles.


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    (Original post by AccountingBabe)
    You must admit it looks unprofessional to cover your head... Most people wouldn't talk to a person in a burka without need so making them converse with them in work is a bit of a nuisance.


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    Lol nuisance. Some people.
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    (Original post by HAnwar)
    Nah it doesn't. Who made that up lol


    Female.

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    (Original post by HAnwar)
    Nah it doesn't. Who made that up lol


    Female.

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    For some reason your on line persona feels more male...
    Anyway what Islamic head attire do you wear?
 
 
 
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