Beware of Risky Resume Disclosures That Could Screen You Out


Any disclosure on your resume — such as religion, church affiliations, or political affiliations — that could get you screened out as a candidate is risky. You may take the stance that you don’t want to work for an employer that would eliminate you because a hiring manager didn’t like your political beliefs or religious affiliation. But given that, for most candidates, religion, politics, and any other controversial affiliations are not relevant to your next job, it’s wise to leave them out. Read more in our Frequently Asked Questions About Resumes: The Complete Resume FAQ.