Monthly Archives: January 2012

Jury System Defies All Logic

The Company is disgusted with the Jury System. Not only does it defy all logic when analysed from an objective viewpoint, but it defies all logic when compared to the actions and realities of day to day life. Personally with no experience in engineering I don’t expect to be given a job as lead engineer at a jet engine company. Nowhere in the rules of a job interview is the panel expected to sit silently while two experts argue using a selection of extremely highly paid witnesses and a demonstration of my ability to pass a series of pre-prepared exam style questions to prove whether or not I’m qualified. After witnessing this farce, and based only on that evidence alone the panel is forced to choose whether or not to hire me. Sounds ridiculous right? Let’s explore why that seems so insane and why it’s exactly what our jury system represents. Continue reading