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89. Too Cute
Mia was 4 feet and 11 inches tall,
big cheeks and a high-pitched voice. Even though
was 22 years old, a lot of people
she was still in high school. People still
called her cute. It was a nice thing
hear, but it came with downsides, too. A
of times, Mia wasn't taken seriously. She just
from university and was doing a lot of
for jobs in the engineering field.
herself in an interview, the interviewer laughed. "Little
, you know you have to be at least
to apply here, right?" the interviewer asked. "I
, I am 22 years old," Mia said. The
apologized and continued to ask her questions about
work experience and interest in the job. Mia
the interview went pretty well.
After a week,
didn't hear from the interviewer. She decided to
. She asked if she got hired. The interviewer
she was not. Mia asked why. The interviewer
it was because her co-workers wouldn't take her
. He also said that the company needed to
employees who looked mature. Mia was upset that
appearance was such a big disadvantage to her.