Re: Photographs in resumes

Subject: Re: Photographs in resumes
From: "Tony G. Rocco" <trocco -at- NAVIS -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 1996 15:03:47 -0800

Having to send a photograph could be illegal if it is used to discriminate
against ethnic minorities, obese people, people with infirmities, etc., I
would think. I certainly wouldn't do it. Never heard of such a thing
before, myself.

- tgr

>The following quote from a recruiter appeared in several postings to
>jobs/contracts-wanted newsgroups.

>"Send your resume and a scanned photogragh via email, all
>correspondance is confidential, of course."

>Has anyone encountered this before? I don't consider the request of a
>photograph as appropriate and it may even be illegal.

> Sue Ellen Adkins sea -at- netcom -dot- com
> "Execute your dreams...or execute your dreams."
> --Luke Vaxhacker


"Practice is worth more than grammar."

- Italian proverb

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