How would you answer,
What Make You a Better Candidate for This Position?
Hello Community, I've really tried to keep an open eye on issues around ageism, especially since I"m no spring chicken myself, and since I was made aware of the trend via this group. In my efforts, I've not only spoken with co-workers who hire but also 40+ friends about their job hunt challenges. I wanted to provide some perspectives, I think will be helpful.
Before I do, I want to say that although potential solutions can be on us, that... see more
I will keep this short, but I have been on here since being laid off since March of this year. I assumed the job search would not be as difficult as I have experience in Telecom/IT. I was wrong. I admit I did get some offers to contract, but they were out of state and I could not work those positions as I am a single father and my youngest son just entered high school. I finally got a position with Delta Global Services (DGS). It is subsidiary of... see more
I started off homeless. Got a job at Burgerking while sleeping on a friends couch. I went from there to hotel housekeeping. My friend lost her apartment, so I was homeless once again; all the while I continued to work. I ended up renting a room. Shortly after landing the new job I was in a bus accident which caused a back injury. I lost my job. While on unemployment I did my job searches and landed a job, in which I still have to this day (over 2... see more
I was living a Charmed life. But Retirement. And now am bored.
How would you answer,
what is your greatest weakness?
All jobs can get stressful. What I learned in my 33 years was to take a breath and refocus. I would put a to do list together of what had to get done that day and deal with each interruption as they surfaced.
Great Co workers and being abe to laugh and vent helped too!
Why is it that when Im being interviewed and they ask “Tell me more about yourself?” I always get nervous and scared? I don't know but its the easiest yet the hardest question to answer. Am I the only one that deal with this issue?
A really good environment, the job is an opportunity , the work is there ,and functional also perseverance
How do you keep companies from discriminating people for their age?