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Keywords in Job Ads Could Translate to Older Workers Need Not Apply

Although ageism is illegal in the hiring process… 78% of older employees said they have experienced discrimination due to their age

by Selena Fragassi at

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Ageism is Alive and Well, and We Just Have to Deal with It!

by Marc Miller at

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Most Executives Don’t See Recession As A Serious Risk. They’re Freezing Hiring And Cutting Jobs Anyways.

by Jena McGregor, Forbes

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What Are You Afraid of?
It’s only natural to be fearful of a job search

➔    A job search can be a lot of things to a lot of people. It can be fraught with apprehension, nervousness, stress and God knows what.

    And, of course, fear. There is a lot to fear in a job search. Didn’t someone once say, “The only job we have to fear is the job search itself”? Or something like that.

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The Bachelor

A study conducted by Harvard Business School and labor market research firm the Burning Glass Institute that analyzed over 51 million online job postings from 2017 to 2020 found that “Employers are resetting degree requirements in a wide range of roles, dropping the requirement for a bachelor’s degree in many middle-skill and even some higher-skill roles.”