quote: It's easy enough to look up 2 x 10 on a chart also, but I wouldn't hire an elementary school teacher who couldn't do that one in her head.
quote: Having all airport codes in your head quite obviously allows an agent to work faster and with less error than someone who has to continually pause to look them up.
quote: I don't need to, as passing a basic math test is now (thankfully) a requirement for all public-school teachers.
quote: On the contrary, its trivial to prove it. A computer lookup of the code requires an extra step, and extra keystrokes. That takes time.
quote: Then you've had your eyes closed.
quote: So? If you can't do the job, its not up to the employer to school you, or deal with your incompetence. Correct your deficiency, then reapply for the job.
quote: the company has a policy that every employee must learn the world airport codes.