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Response to Le Taz Hot (Reply #50)

Tue Nov 20, 2012, 09:09 AM

90. Most of my interviews have been over the phone.

So, they don't know what I look like. But, there is no getting away from age. Many of the jobs for which I apply have electronic applications that require you put down the years you get your degrees. There is also the Google search, where they'll see publications with my name on them that are 20 years old or more. It's not hard to do the math...

As for the in-house interviews, I usually wind up having to pass on those. Just got the opportunity for one last week. But, as usual, it would require travel halfway across the country on my own dime. Since I'm broke, I can't afford the chance to get a job. How fucked up is that?

And, I know what you mean about not even getting a reject letter or phone call. Half the time they don't even acknowledge receiving your application. I could go on for days with the horror stories, but I'm sure you and others "Been there, done that.", too. You are welcome to PM me, as well. It really DOES help knowing that you aren't alone. And, one for your husband.

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