Dating someone on the job

Those excuses of HR departments needing to conform to expectations are just the types of things people have said for centuries to rationalize for themselves.

Don’t worry, it will all be fine until you are old, too, one day.

Toni Bowers writes on Tech Republic, “Leave off the dates.

Don’t include your birth date, graduation date, or, if you can avoid it, dates of employment.” Instead, Bowers suggests organizing your resume around “functional skills clusters to de-emphasize dates.” Here’s how you can learn more about creating a functional resume (with or without dates). Career coach Miriam Salpeter advocates always including dates on your resume in relation to your job experience.

They may also face reduced employment opportunities and more challenging workplace conditions than their younger colleagues.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, workers age 40-65 face increased discrimination in the workplace (download the CDC’s brief, .

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Not everyone agrees, but some career experts think that putting dates on your resume is “TMI” (too much information).

I also applied for a temporary job and was told I was over qualified, even though I was perfectly happy to accept a position with less responsibility.

Well, I have read all of these comments, and I have to say, it’s depressing.

I’m seeing so many companies that try to show how hip they are and they show nothing but young 20 something people in their ads…

Yes, age discrimination is rampant even though it is illegal, because guess what? Nice to see the HR folks here giving advice on how to deal with it, so we can be completely clear who is doing the discriminating.

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