Ian Docherty londonperlmongers at
Wed May 9 15:14:50 BST 2007

Nigel Rantor wrote:
> Ian Docherty wrote:
>> I remember quite well an interview I had at a company called Yahoo 
>> (you may know them) where the person interviewing me found it 
>> difficult to have any enthusiasm with the interview once he saw me. I 
>> won't say it was because of my age (he and all his co-workers had not 
>> yet been born when I started my first job). The reason I was turned 
>> down, and bear in mind this is for a contract role, was because I was 
>> 'too experienced'....
> Wow, what bit of yahoo was that for?
> And does 'too experienced' mean "we don't know any interview questions 
> he can't answer"?
>   n
I think 'too experienced' means not being comfortable having an older 
person reporting to them, even if said older person is quite happy with 
the situation.

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