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Old 07-07-2011, 09:55 PM   #21
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I used to keep my resume on my PC as my wallpaper, whenever I would get p!ssed off at the job. I can't imagine worrying about putting my current employer (when I had one) on my resume, but I never posted it on the web either. I guess I'd be coy, then supply the information to anyone who actaully brought me to an interview. The times, they are a changin'.
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Old 07-08-2011, 05:23 AM   #22
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I'm not coy about listing my current employer and have freely posted my resume a couple of times and have used public job boards (Dice/Monster/Careerbuilder/etc). I have never been approached by my then current employer about it.

I've found that most of them (in my case) simply did not review resumes on them unless the candidate applied directly for a posted position. What quite often happened would be a recruiter would find your resume, call you about "an exclusive position" and ask you if they can submit your candidacy.

YMMV, 5 years is a long run in my industry. Many of my previous employers 'required' a higher paying job offer to promote/raise. I also would've been on the "try to keep" end of the spectrum.

My current employer is aware that I occasionally dabble to see what else is out there. I've put that as "I need to make sure my skill set remains relevant to the industry and not just one employer". In my case - I find this evens the playing field. They know that if I'm not taken care of I can and am willing to move on. That's probably a high-risk move as if my performance were to drop or if I got the perception of being high maintenance, I'd probably end up as a prime layoff target. I'm willing to accept that, and it has paid off thus far.
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