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Old 07-08-2009, 11:53 PM
 
Location: Chicago, IL
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A non-local number is absolutely a non-issue with employers nowadays. They know people are mobile and that many folks don't have landlines anymore. If your resume gets tossed because of an area code, the person reading it was an ass you don't want to work for/with anyway.
Employers would only care about your address, not your phone number. If you have a Chicago City/Suburbs address and a California number, they don't care. Trust me: I moved to Chicago from Kansas and employers DID care that I had an out-of-state address, but not that that my phone number was a Michigan Cell Phone.

Keep your out-of-state number! My ex moved back home to New Orleans, and has made friends with a lot of new classmates by having them ask "what state is that number from". It's been a conversation topic.

Half of my friends in Chicago have out-of-state numbers. I'm one of the few that has a 312 or 773 number.
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Old 07-27-2010, 05:12 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Pft.
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Old 07-28-2010, 06:14 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Another pointless thread-necro.
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Old 07-28-2010, 02:15 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Another pointless thread-necro.
Not by me. The post I was referring to was deleted.
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