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Tdol

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I'd say single. ;-)
 

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I thought it meant desperate not to stay so.;-)
 

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Or some scandal.;-)
 

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Ordinarily people don't put their marital status on a resume. It would come up in an interiview.


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IMO it's very common on CVs.
 

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Depends -

on the "position" you are seeking. Maybe "available" would be more appropriate.

Unmarried may be used rather than the harsher sounding "divoprced."

Unmarried should never be used to represent never having been married.
 

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Re: Depends -

MW said:
on the "position" you are seeking. Maybe "available" would be more appropriate.

Unmarried may be used rather than the harsher sounding "divoprced."

Unmarried should never be used to represent never having been married.

Maritial status has no business on a resume or application. I will gladly quote verse and chapter in US law. It is actually considered discrimination to ask the question unless it is vital for the position.
 

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And there can be very few positions where it is vital.;-)
 

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Twostep

As a foreigner in China I find it very advantageous to state on my resume that I am married, particularly to a mainland Chinese Ph.D.

Sometimes it is very important.

I try to avoid absolute words like never or always.

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Re: Depends -

twostep said:
Maritial status has no business on a resume or application. I will gladly quote verse and chapter in US law. It is actually considered discrimination to ask the question unless it is vital for the position.

In the US, yes, but other countries have their own laws and their own customs. :D
 

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Casiopea said:
twostep said:
Maritial status has no business on a resume or application. I will gladly quote verse and chapter in US law. It is actually considered discrimination to ask the question unless it is vital for the position.

In the US, yes, but other countries have their own laws and their own customs. :D

I agree Cassie. The US is not my home but I am very familiar with labor laws and employment here. On a common sense basis - I apply for a job not to socialize.
 
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