Perhaps a little obvious, but it’s always useful to be reminded about methods to offset ageism in your job search:
One concern I hear from job seekers in their 50’s and above is the prevalence of ageism they encounter in their job search. While I don’t disagree with these job seekers that ageism exists, I also tell them that they could do a better job of not broadcasting their age.
There are four major areas where older job seekers need to be cognizant of how they present themselves:
- LinkedIn profile
- The interview
If you’re an older job seeker and feel that you are experiencing ageism, take a close look at these major areas and ask yourself if you are broadcasting your age. Read the full article on LinkedIn.