So called, older workers, visit a different playing field from those younger in their careers. Ageism is alive and well and while we can rail against those companies who overlook the older candidate, it doesn’t get you that job.
Visit my links to advice that is field tested to lessen the impact of ageism:
Podcast on the ‘grey ceiling’ with ideas and insights to help avoid the hazards.
Solutions to Ageism
Employers Point of view on Ageism
Overqualified? I just want a job.
What keeps you from getting hired? Ageism or attitude?
Overcome the overqualified label.
Grey Ceiling and baby boomers-an interview with Rita Ashley on Total Picture Radio
More on Ageism hampering your career
Boomer Radio on job search for the over 50 job seeker.
A large part of managing your career is managing your personal brand.
Your Personal Brand – What is it?
Personal Brand – Step one in a digital job search
Brand yourself – a perfect example
Personal Branding – Seven steps for job seekers
Branding, smranding, just tell me what to do
When you run across other resources, send them to me through the comments section and I will post.