Thursday, September 30, 2010

4 Ways To Combat Age Bias On The Job Market

I was quoted this week in, giving some tips to help older candidates combat ageism. Ageism exists, it’s common, but there are ways to beat it - by focusing on the right companies, giving the perception of up-to-date skills, and getting the hiring manager to focus on your skills rather than your grey hair.

Just ask any over-40 unemployed worker out there (who’s not a health care practitioner) what their biggest challenge is in today’s job market - most will tell you ageism. SmartMoney asked me “What can older workers do to combat ageism?”

(Continued ... Age Bias In The Job Market )

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