Richard Jones rich at annexia.org
Fri Jun 1 13:47:30 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 01:47:52PM +0100, Jason Clifford wrote:
> The fact is that there are jobs that are well suited to people who are 
> younger or less experienced due to the nature of the job. You will note 
> that the actual posting causing this stated young OR less experienced.
> Similarly there are jobs that are better suited to older or more 
> experienced people. Should those be required to be advertised in a 
> misleading manner to?

But what about people who've changed careers, in mid life[1]?  They'd
be older, and less experienced.

Or particularly brilliant youngsters with lots of experience in a
narrow area?

There's just no reason to even mention age in this advert.


[1] God help them if they've decided to change _to_ IT, mind you ...

Richard Jones
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