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Poll #1355647 - resume question -

if i know the last day of my current employment, should i put that information on my resume even if that date is in the future? (ie. I worked from November, 2006 to April 2009)



i feel: confused inquisitive

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tla From: tla Date: February 26th, 2009 08:58 am (UTC) (bookmark)
You need longer comment boxes. :b

Employers like to hire people who already have jobs. No point disillusioning them on the resume as long as you still have one.
page_of_swords From: page_of_swords Date: February 26th, 2009 11:24 am (UTC) (bookmark)
basically what I said. They prefer to steal.
mg4h From: mg4h Date: February 26th, 2009 03:24 pm (UTC) (bookmark)
Just say present. You don't have to be honest about your job going away, it's something that will come up during the first pass and repeatedly in individual interviews, but putting a date in the future just looks weird.

The less weirdness on your resume, the better.

*ESPECIALLY* if they think you typoed and meant April LAST year. That would probably sink you even worse.
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