My name is Larry and I am 57 years old and the job I am working at is something I know very well , but it seems like because of my age and back around they are trying to push me out by cutting my hours. The hour I have right now won't even pay my rent.. Don't know what to do. For person like me skill and what I know it's confusing.
Curious whether those of you who work in coffee shops (Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, etc.) have found mobile ordering to make your daily jobs better or worse? Why?
The truth is I ideally know more than the Managements think.
You go in and fill out the application and answer the work experience.
The time spent with companies and why did you leave.
But no manager will understand, what you could bring to there company.
If all my year's of service don't matter why do they ask?
Older employees bring so much more, but experience can't get you to stay with them.
Listing that experience could help or hinder you.
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Now, I'm a little scared. My age, my lack of education, all I have is years of experience. That should speak for itself. I'm sending out resume's signing up on job site's. Keep me lifted.
Has a potential (or existing) employer ever asked you for your graduation year? If so, you are NOT alone. This may seem like a harmless question, but chances are the employer is trying to determine your age. Here are some things you should know and what you can do!
-What employers CAN ask
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act does NOT prohibit an employer from asking about an applicant’s (or employee’s age), or from asking other questions... see more
I have a full head a grey hair. Some have suggested that hair dye could improve my luck. What do you all think?
What advice can you give me as a professional who is seeking a job at an older age?
I am Betty, I am 65 and I got me a new job in the month of November 2019. I talked to the person, which was a lady on Saturday which was the last Saturday in November of last year and was asked to come for an interview on Monday before it was over the lady hired me on the spot.. Now, I am planning on going back to college to finish my nursing license. So, I Know if I can do it, why not someone younger should be able to also do it to. Sign , B
Sitting here reading an article in the AARP Bulletin on, “Ageism.” The article has cleared my mind on why I haven’t being hired after so many interviews. Employers look at your age and think you can’t preform as good as a young person. Think about it, we won’t call out sick from partying all night, we won’t job hop, we are eager to learn and energetic. I have at least 15 more years left on a career and not hiring me is their loss not mines
Ageism at Work. Even Google is guilty. Imagine being told
your ideas are obsolete. I bet it is more widespread than most people know. #ageism