Is there a proper way to list your masonic affiliation on your resume?

Discussion in 'General Freemasonry Discussion' started by Angler, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. Angler

    Angler Registered User

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    How do you do it? Do you list the lodge name or the GLOT or some other phrasing?
     
  2. Brother JC

    Brother JC Vigilant Staff Member

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    I don't. My Masonic affiliations really don't have a place on a working résumé. (In my opinion.)
     
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  3. Glen Cook

    Glen Cook G A Cook Site Benefactor

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    On my professional resume I do not list fraternal groups per se. I might list boards I have sat on, such as the Shriner's Hospital Board of Governors, as that demonstrates some expertise in matters of administration and governance. I simply don't understand how simply being a member of the fraternity means you can fulfill your vocation better than the next candidate.

    I do list it on other CV's, as I have differing ones for differing purposes.
     
  4. dfreybur

    dfreybur Premium Member

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    Affiliation, I don't list that. Accomplishments are a different story.

    Going through the line is a formal process with mentoring and being mentored, formal class work on both leadership and administration. To get better management training you'd need at least an Associates in Business Administration. Plus going through the line is on-the-job management experience in non-profit organizations.

    Let's say you where the first organizer of a lodge event that eventually turned into an annual tradition. That's an accomplishment bullet for event creation, organization, maintenance and delegation.
     
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  5. Warrior1256

    Warrior1256 Site Benefactor

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    Makes sense.
     

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