Charter of uk.jobs.fortyplus

(Not Moderated)

The newsgroup uk.jobs.fortyplus is for the discussion of all matters pertaining to employment for people over forty years of age. This group provides an opportunity for people in this category to share experiences and discuss problems relating to employment. Input from other relevant sources, such as employers or trade organisations is most welcome.


Advertising is forbidden, with particular reference to Multi-Level Marketing (MLM), Networking and other similar 'get rich quick' schemes, with these following exceptions:
Individuals seeking genuine employment opportunities in the UK may post, these postings should be kept brief, and the posting of full Curriculum Vitae is discouraged, however pointers to relevant web sites may be posted. Employers, including Employment Agencies, who are based in the UK and who are offering genuine and specific employment opportunities for which people over forty years of age will be considered, may also post advertisements. The subject line of such postings should begin "JOB SOUGHT: " or "JOB OFFERED: " as appropriate.

Binaries & Formatting

Encoded binaries (e.g. pictures, compressed files, etc.) are forbidden. Such material belongs on a web or ftp site to which a pointer may be posted. Cryptographic signatures (e.g. PGP) may be used where authentication is important and should be as short as possible.

Posts must be readable as plaintext. HTML, RTF and similarly formatted messages are prohibited. To see how to make your newsreader comply with this, read <http://www.usenet.org.uk/ukpost.html>.

Messages posted to this newsgroup must not be cross-posted to more than a TOTAL of four other related newsgroups.


Anyone posting contrary to this charter may be reported to their "postmaster" and/or Service Provider.

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uk.jobs.fortyplus	Jobs for the over-forties