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Yes. Whether you choose not to apply, for any reason, or send in an
application that is excluded, for any reason, or apply, take the interviews
and then turn down or not get the job, for any reason, the result is the
same. You don't go to work for that employer, in that job. So the question
is always how much time and effort applying will require vs the potential
gain or loss of getting or not getting the job, and the criteria for
answering that question varies with the individual, the situation and the
In my case I would not apply for a job that is something I don't want to do
or that lists a very low salary, but I wasn't talking about those issues. I
was talking about applying or not applying if the application requires a
salary history. I don't consider that alone sufficient cause to not spend
15 minutes filling out an application for a job that could otherwise be
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 10:12 AM, Robart, Kay <Kay -dot- Robart -at- tea -dot- state -dot- tx -dot- us>wrote:
> I fail to understand your comparison. If you read a job advertisement
> that has something in it you don't want to do or that lists a very low
> salary, do you see not applying for that advertisement as the same as
> being excluded? I don't think so.
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