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Navigating Ageism In The Job Search

Not all hurdles more seasoned job seekers face
are rooted in ageism

by Tammy Homegardner at

older man checking watch

The Ugly 'Ism' No One Really Talks About

Ageism involves stereotyping behaviors based on age

by McKenya Dilworth Smith at

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These job search sites help match applicants with employers – many of these sites feature employers who are seeking more mature workers.   Get FREE!

How My Retired Dad Turned a Hobby
into a Business

He is good at what he does — and loves it too much to stop just because he turned a certain age

by Lazetta Rainey Braxton at

Older man standing in shop


Those Who Ask, Get
The employer won’t know you’re interested until…

➔    There was the story about a candidate for a high-level executive position who ran the gauntlet of interviews and was left with only one more hurdle remaining: an interview with the CEO.  Up to then everyone who had spoken with the candidate was duly impressed.  The recruiter who made the connection was extremely confident that the job was the candidate’s to lose.

Wearing Green Blazer


U.S. employers cut 90,309 jobs last month, according to a report from outplacement and career services firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas.

                                                     — Forbes

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