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What is in a name? According to one man, a lot of preconceived notion.

Searching for jobs is certainly no easy feat.  A man named José Zamora said it’s even harder if you are Hispanic. He claims he has been job searching for months, even sending out lots of resumes a day.

He told BuzzFeed that he immediately started getting responses and job offers when he dropped one letter from his name.

José dropped the ‘s’ from his first name, and simply became: Joe.

“Sometimes I don’t even think people know or are conscious or aware that they’re judging – even if it’s by name,” Zamora told BuzzFeed. “But I think we all do it all the time.”

He said some of the same employers that once ignored his resume are now responding to him.

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