Age Discrimination Tips

Actionable Insights for Career Professionals Over the age of 50.


25 Best Executive Recruiting Firms for the Executive Job Search

Executive recruiters specialize in filling positions with salaries of $100,000 or more. These highly specialized recruiters are gatekeepers to the most coveted executive jobs in your industry. If you’re an executive and not working with executive recruiters during your job search, you will be missing out. Forbes released a list of the 200 best executive…

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How to Make a Career Pivot in Your 50’s [6 Steps]

Career change might seem like a huge challenge if you’re a professional over the age of 50. After all, age discrimination is rampant for 50-plus job searchers. However, change IS possible and might be easier than you think using a career pivot maneuver. In this blog post we’ll explain the difference between a career pivot…

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Using Volunteer Work to Fill Resume Gaps & Re-enter the Workforce

Volunteer experience can be invaluable for your resume especially if you are re-entering the workforce or changing careers. In this post, we’ll explain the benefit of volunteer experience for re-entry resume writing strategy, share 22 strong transferable skills keywords that will make your resume really stand out from the crowd, and show you how to…

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How to Write an Executive LinkedIn Headline

A branded LinkedIn headline is one of the most important branding tools for executives hoping to stand out. Considering executive recruiters are constantly on the hunt, you’ll need a headline that immediately conveys your executive value. If your LinkedIn headline isn’t capturing recruiter attention at first glance, you are most definitely missing out on valuable…

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How to Write a LinkedIn Headline for Administrative Assistants

The LinkedIn headline is one of the most important LinkedIn profile parts. It becomes even more important if you are changing careers or re-entering the workforce. If you aren’t getting it right, you may not be capturing recruiter / hiring manager attention. In this blog post, we’ll explain why your LinkedIn headline is so important and how to fully…

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How to Fill Resume Gaps After Caring for Family

You’ve taken a few years off to care for an elderly parent. There is nothing more noble than this. However it might not feel so noble when you think about how to explain this to a future employer. In fact it may start to feel like you’ve made a huge mistake as you stare at…

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How to Re-enter the Workforce in Your 50s

Workforce re-entry can be very intimidating especially if you’re in your 50’s. To top it off, you know the job search has changed drastically since the last time you searched for work. In this blog post, we’ll share how to start your re-entry job search as well as tips for making the reentry as smooth…

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10 Strategies to Reboot Your 50-Plus Job Search

So you’ve been struggling in your job search and you’re starting to lose hope. For many 50-plus job searchers, there’s uncertainty about where to start. For others, there is a lack of confidence around branding. And for others, there’s a lack of experience navigating the online job search terrain. All of this can drag out…

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10 Expert Resume Tips for Avoiding Ageism

Creating a resume that avoids ageism is truly a challenge. How can you convey  your depth of experience without listing your full work history? Should you omit your graduation date? While age discrimination may add a layer of complexity to the resume writing process, it isn’t impossible to master. In this blog post we will…

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How to Eliminate Age Discrimination From Your Job Search

Ageism is a very real challenge faced by 50-plus job searchers everywhere. While age discrimination may add a layer of complexity to the job search, it is not impossible to overcome. In this blog post we will share the realities around ageism, tips for avoiding age discrimination in the hiring process, and a variety of…

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