Whoa! Man Changes Name From Jose to Joe & Gets More Responses to Resume

Whoa! Man Changes Name From Jose to Joe & Gets More Responses to Resume

Are you applying for jobs and not getting a call back? Ever thought it could be your name that was hindering your chances of employment?

José Zamora spent months trying to find a job, applying for every single position he felt he was qualified for. Unfortunately, Zamora didn't get any responses, so he decided to do a little experiment. Zamora went on to change his name from José to Joe on his resume, and believe it or not, in just a few days he started receiving a ton of emails asking him to come in for an interview.

"I had to drop a letter to get a title," he said. Zamora's social experiment begs the question: How much does one's name really matter when it comes to applying for work?

Watch Zamora explain it all in his BuzzFeed video below: