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Old 12-06-2009, 07:11 AM
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Default Re: Do you mention being a drummer on a day job interview?

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Originally Posted by bermuda View Post
And as we get older, the perceived stability of age works in our favor as well. An employer is more likely to believe that a 50-year-old candidate will focus on a position, more than a 25-year-old who's trying to pursue music but says he can be dedicated to the job.

Bermuda
I hope you're right.

I just run into the perception because I'm not 25 I should have more on my resume than I do.

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Remember, employers are employing human beings, not matrix clones.
Heh....I've had a few bosses who would have rather wished were just clones!

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Very true.

While honesty is the best policy as a rule, it isn't always. When there is a good chance that you'll encounter assumptions based on stereotypes which will result in discrimination, it's best to keep your cards close to your chest.
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This tends to be my approach. But I think I may, at times, hold my cards too close, and thus why I made this thread.

But I love all the different responses to this thread. :-)
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