Poll: Putting Your Address On Your Resume

by Sharlyn Lauby on May 8, 2012

I received a comment the other day that intrigued me.

In today’s world, why would someone include their address on the resume?  The top of the resume should be name, e-mail and phone number. If a company has an interest in the applicant, they’re going to either call or e-mail.

At first read, this makes sense. Do you really need to include your address on your resume? Then I thought about it a bit more. Is it possible that not listing an address could be a red flag?

So, I thought it would be interesting to do a quick poll. Here’s the question:

Thanks for participating in the poll. If you have some input or recommendations, please leave them in the comments below. I’ll be sure to republish the results in a week or so.

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