who's that dumb.
Given how often age discriminataion comes up, I probably need to get out more...
My favourite, quite topically was from a recruiter.
They asked me for my date of birth. They were of course well aware of the rules surrounding the use of this information. Apparently though it was nothing to do with wanting to know my age. It was to distinguish me in their records from all the other Tony Hopkinsons.
The role was Database/designer programmer.
So asked what they would do if they found another Tony Hopkinson born on the same date.
Personally I think being able to ask that question and realise it's significance should have made me a shoe-in candidate, but there you go...
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