Am I too old or over qualified

I have a MBA degree and over 25 yrs management experience. I have interviews and I do well on them, but I never get the call back to be offered a job. I am employed but career is stagnant and looking for a change. What is wrong with me?

Your probably both too old and over qualified for the companies. And they do not want to pay your salary or retirement oension…

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age discrimination

I went for a job interview that I was well qualified for and the Hiring manager asked me if I was 51? Well they said that they will call me in a week.It has been almost 3 weeks no call. was her asking me my age discrimination?

yes...they are not supposed to ask your age.

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I have face age discrimination for the past few years. It is not fair that you should be shut out of the job market just because you have reached a certain age. Something needs to be done about this. Since I can no longer find a well paying job, I am basically homeless, living with friends who are tired of me being in their home, but I can NOT afford a place of my own. This HAS GOT to stop.


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How do you showcase your experience without spotlighting your age?

Good question! TopResume has some ideas for you. Take a look at their sample executive-level resume to see how you can develop yours: #ageism #olderworkers #resumetips

Can you believe it.

I was hired on December. I was told I would do the office billing. Well Friday I was let go. I did there credentialing and billing and when 4hat was done I was let go. I was told there moving in a different direction now. I feel used. If I had known I would of never accept it. The doctors wife is doing the billing. Wouldn't let me touch it 5he whole time I was there. Now I'm back to square one. At 53 it's not easy anymore. People want young not…

Work at restaurants, retail, etc...That is just a transition. Don't give up

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As an older job seeker, be careful with assumptions about age!

One of the biggest barriers to finding employment is a preconceived notion. Yes, while age discrimination does occur, it isn't automatically the reason you're not finding a job. Chances are it's something else. This column is very insightful: #ageism #agediscrimination

This is a great read Lois Martin - thank you for sharing.

There are certainly many members in the community who report some form…

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Matt Bornhorst And thank you Matt. I hope this article will 'connect' with those who need it.

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Age Discrimination - REAL

It is REAL, I am also experiencing it as well, working for less than $20 p/h in DC is NO JOKE. I also live with family, and I thank God for them, but it's not like having your own. I just relocated back to the DC area and it has been an up and down hill. I have only been able to get contract work and you know you can't move forward working contract work, can't get your own place, buy a new or reliable vehicle, purchases are limited, you are stuck…

I hear you Claudette! It''s been almost 11 months now, with only 5 interviews this whole time. I try to remain positive and…

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Reality sets in,the feeling out being obsolete?

I have just been blessed with my #60 birthday,I am in a foreign country figuratively speaking. I have been in the land of unemployment for 6mos and frustrated at every turn,I haven't had to job search in 20 years,I have tons of experience in management and leadership roles..a partner in the company I just left and before that I ran my own company for the better part of 8 years...I have submitted countless applications and I have been able to…


Hi Bobby Perry I am so sorry that things didn't work out better, but it's their loss not yours. My advice now is to update that…

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Ashley Wilson thank you so much for your help

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Job Seaech for 60 something

It’s a long road 40+ yrs experience in many facets of business world. Been searching for 4+ months or more. No one wants to invest overqualified is the common thread. It’s exhausting and frustrating. Age is the factor. I have lowered my salary expectations and nothing still swimming but soon will be drowning and unemployment will be on horizon. Company is pushing me out decision at end of month. Growing tired.

AARP has a job board especially for older workers:

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AGE Discrimination

Companys will ask the daring question from a discrimintion????
Age Discrimination in the State of Florida. If you are above the age of 45, you may have experienced age discrimination. ... Despite the fact that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 makes it illegal to discriminate against those who are over the age of 40, age discrimination is very real.Apr 30, 2018

What employers do now to figure out your age is they ask when you graduated from high school. They then can deduce your age. I try…

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