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Subject:Re: Too old? From:Maggie_Secara -at- capgroup -dot- com To:Liz_Vela -at- bcbstx -dot- com Date:Tue, 26 Sep 2006 12:19:18 -0700
techwr-l-bounces+maggie_secara=capgroup -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com wrote on
09/26/2006 11:49:58 AM:
> When I was laid off a year ago, I posted my resume on Dice and Monster. I
> received very few calls, although my resume showed 25 years of good
> experience. After knocking off the first 10 years and taking out
> to old technology, I received many more calls and emails. I can't explain
> that with anything other than age discrimination.
I'd say dumping the outdated technology was the significant change. That's
not about your age. No one cares how much you know about stuff no one uses
any more, which is also probably stuff you haven't used in years. Updating
your resume is more than just adding on the newest job to the top of the
list. (Don't forget to refresh your posting at least once a week, too.)