Re: How to mention distant-past experience on a resume?

Subject: Re: How to mention distant-past experience on a resume?
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:23:07 -0800

I think it's a lot simpler than that. Most hiring managers are fixated on recent experience, and while skimming your resume simply won't look at your job experience lists much further back than 5-10 years before deciding whether or not to schedule you for a phone screening.

Gene Kim-Eng



On 11/22/2014 7:40 AM, Peter Neilson wrote:


Indeed. If you hint that you are anywhere near the "45-year-old" limit that they are not supposed to "discriminate" over, then their safer procedure is to ignore you.


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References:
How to mention distant-past experience on a resume?: From: Dave C
Re: How to mention distant-past experience on a resume?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: How to mention distant-past experience on a resume?: From: Peter Neilson

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