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Actually, I try to leave some things off the resume specifically so
they can ask at the interview. Not key things that would be used
to select who gets interviewed (like GPA on an entry level job)
but details of what a prior job entailed.
I have been kind of disappointed about how little use I got from my
academic credentials - the first job I got was through personal
contacts who knew what I could do without looking at my diploma,
and the rest have been on the basis of experience. And I worked
so hard for those grades...
From: Howard[SMTP:howardg -at- SAVVY -dot- COM]
Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 1995 3:18 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list TEC
Subject: Re: GPA on resume
I have seen this argued here and elsewhere--basically, if it feels good,
do it. I include the GPA, only because it came up as a qustion during
interviews. I figure, if they're gonna ask, may as well offer.