A Botox clinic in Virginia made news recently when it offered free anti-wrinkle injections to job-seekers. The “Botox Bailout” event allowed old, recently unemployed hags the chance to trade in their wrinkled resume for a wrinkle-free forehead. Because, if you’re having trouble finding work in the middle of a recession then, duh, it’s because of your crow’s feet.
Though Botox may only serve to make these job-hunters feel better about themselves, statistics indicate there is a surge in qualified job applicants who are being overlooked because of their age. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it is addressing a 29 percent year-on-year increase in age discrimination complaints.
So, assuming that you know the FDA warned that Botox has “been linked in some cases to adverse reactions, including respiratory failure and death”, we have to ask —
Free Botox perking up job opportunities [Washington Times]
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