ho ho, that's funny! Ric Weide -----Original Message----- From: Jeffrey Simons <eprophet2@xxxxxxxxxxx> To: dan400man@xxxxxxxxx Cc: midrange-jobs@xxxxxxxxxxxx Sent: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 15:41:35 -0600 Subject: Re: Personal information in resumes? *** Please pay close attention when replying to a message on this list! *** If you want the reply to go to the list, use REPLY-TO-ALL *** Recruiters may advertise only permanent employment positions in this list. I like to put good old Exodus 5:9 on my resume . . . "Make the work harder for the men so that they keep working and pay no attention to lies." you know, just to keep them on their toes . . . :p >From: Dan <dan400man@xxxxxxxxx> >CC: midrange-jobs@xxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: Re: Personal information in resumes? >Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 12:08:36 -0500 > >*** Please pay close attention when replying to a message on this list! >*** If you want the reply to go to the list, use REPLY-TO-ALL >*** Recruiters may advertise only permanent employment positions in this >>list. > > >IMO, it is *not* a good idea. Besides the possibility of implicitly >excluding yourself from consideration because companies avoid potential >discrimination claims like the plague, my resumé is already too long. I >also do not include my age, but like you said, most can figure a >ballpark on that from other information. The one exception is that I >include my participation in Boy Scouts as an assistant scoutmaster; it's >a one-liner, at the bottom of the resumé, and is intended to convey that >I have a "life" outside of work, have leadership skills, believe in >volunteering in worthy civic activities, etc. I also think of it as a >way to easily disqualify myself if a prospective employer is looking for >someone they can "own" 24x7. > > >I've also seen resumes that included bible passages. >Hmmm. I can only imagine that the applicant is implicitly qualifying >him/herself for consideration only with organizations that are led by >like-minded "souls". I think that is misguided, even if you were >applying to a religious organization; I would think it would have the >appearance of "fluff" or "filler" because the applicant didn't have >enough experience to adequately fill a resumé. Curious though, what >kind of bible passages have you seen? Relating to Jezebel? The >Revelations (end times)? The old reliable John 3:14? > >- Dan > >David Gibbs wrote: > > Just a general question ... in your opinion, is it a good idea to > > include 'personal' information in a resume? > > > > <snip> >-- >This is the Midrange Jobs: Postings & Discussion (MIDRANGE-JOBS) mailing >list >To post a message email: MIDRANGE-JOBS@xxxxxxxxxxxx >To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, >visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-jobs >or email: MIDRANGE-JOBS-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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