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Tips for Older Job Seekers

Job search tips, strategies, and suggestions for older workers including resume advice, interview tips, overcoming age discrimination, and networking tips.
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Job Search Tips for Older Workers
Job search tips, suggestions, and strategies for older workers.

Cover Letters Tips for Older Job Seekers
Cover letter tips for older job seekers, including what to include in your cover letter, how to showcase your skills, and how to effectively market your candidacy to employers.

Interview Tips for Older Job Seekers
Tips and advice for successfully interviewing for older job seekers, including how to make experience an asset, what to wear, how to address age issues and how to stay positive.

Resume Tips for Older Job Seekers
Resume tips for older job seekers, including how to age proof and edit your resume, showcase your skills, and market your candidacy to employers.

Fashion Tips for Older Job Seekers
You can strategically write your resume and cover letter, but you can't change the basic facts - your actual age and your employment history are etched in stone. However, there are ways you can work on your appearance when you are job searching.

Tips for Handling Age Discrimination
Job seekers are reporting age discrimination beginning as early as the mid-thirties. How can this be addressed? What options are there for those of us considered "old" by hiring managers and companies?

How to Address Age Discrimination
Age discrimination can be an issue for job seekers, even those as young as their thirties or forties. Here are strategies which can address age discrimination issues when job searching.

10 Steps to a Successful Career Change
Interested in a new job or career? Follow our Ten Steps to a Successful Career Change to explore career options and choose a new career within or outside your current industry or career field.

How to Respond if an Interviewer Seems Concerned About Your Age
Interviewers aren't supposed to ask questions about your age, but it still can be an issue for older job seekers during an job interview. Here's how to respond if an interviewer seems concerned about your age.

When to Start Looking for a Post Retirement Job
Tips and advice on when to start looking for a job or volunteer opportunity for after you retire.

How to Stay Positive During a Job Search
It is easy to become frustrated or disheartened during a job search, particularly if you've been unemployed or job hunting for an extended period of time. Here are tips for staying positive while you're job searching.

Career Change: Changing Careers in Midstream
It sometimes take an effort or even a push to get us moving in a new career direction. Here's how to make a change.

How to Make Age an Asset When Job Searching
Many job searching Americans over 40 often encounter something they weren't looking for: a "gray ceiling." It's the career advancement barrier that many older workers face in a workplace seemingly dominated by young people.

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