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1 Pie-onist Overlord  Jun 19, 2014 6:34:42pm

I put jewish-history.com on my resume not for the religious content but because of the technical skills used in working on that site.

2 CuriousLurker  Jun 19, 2014 6:42:00pm
Muslims were the least likely to be contacted by employers, receiving 38 percent fewer e-mails and 54 percent fewer phone calls than the control group.

Imagine my surprise. //

3 Egregious Philbin  Jun 19, 2014 10:41:31pm

I used to receive thousands of resumes a week.
Back in the day when people sent them in, and still when they came via email.

When I saw the person put an objective statement on their resume that stated some baloney like “objective: to serve the lord god almighty and be blah blah blessed kingdom blah blah, etc” It went straight to the shredder. You are applying for a damn job, not to be a freaking preacher.

Worse was when I had employees proselyting and all that, 99% of the department hated it, but the employee was empowered by jeebus to be the biggest pain in the ass.

4 Timothy Watson  Jun 20, 2014 5:56:58am

Wait a second…people actually put their religion on a resume? Who are these people and why have I never met any?

5 Pie-onist Overlord  Jun 20, 2014 6:01:26am

re: #4 Timothy Watson

Wait a second…people actually put their religion on a resume? Who are these people and why have I never met any?

Under “affiliations” some people list church membership.

Also, if you have done any work for a church nonprofit—however it’s possible to do that without being a member of that church.

6 Rightwingconspirator  Jun 20, 2014 7:51:31am

re: #4 Timothy Watson

Okay true most of us know better. I would never… But these were fictitious-3200 of them. So the results are a fair indicator. Love to see this done in California.

A direct PDF link to the study for convenience

7 Fairly Sure I'm Still Obdicut  Jun 20, 2014 9:20:19am

Slightly sloppy writing in the article: If evangelicals fared about as well as unaffiliated, then putting a religion on doesn’t hurt your chances, putting a religion other than Evangelical or Jewish does.

8 William Barnett-Lewis  Jun 20, 2014 6:32:45pm

I would imagine that putting down something like my Episcopalian church might hurt (we are perceived as liberals) but 1) I´ve never had any trouble from saying in my interviews that I require Sunday AM´s off and 2) I have a glowing letter of reference from my priest that has helped me significantly.


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