Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Blunt Affect and the Consequences of Not Smiling Enough

I’m sorry you have a problem with my face. It’s not something I can fix

Photo by Franco Antonio Giovanella on Unsplash

Not so long ago, I was rejected from a position because I wasn’t smiling in the picture I attached to my CV.

I was otherwise massively overqualified. For an online job that required no experience, I had years of relevant…

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