Age Discrimination? I used to use that as an excuse too.

BE RELEVANT

Make new skill sets. Never stop training your self and staying current. Ever.

You can’t. You’re “old”. Without skills? You have ... “experience”...in something.

Be knowledgeable about what you need to know for the job you want. There’s a laundry list of software, I should know if I want to progress and make more money. So I learn. On my own. I go to Meetup(s) to network and meet others doing the same as me. And when I think…

I’m 71 and I’ve been looking for awhile for a job. And I keep being told they think I’m to old

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Darlene Masters Adjust and use your personal talents in a way that benefits ytsey ou. WrIte? Get writing jobs (Freelancer.com) or…

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Never Lie In an Job Interview

As we all know, job interviews are intensely stressful occasions. If you REALLY want the job, the stakes are also incredibly high and you might feel a slight mistake could cost you the chance at landing the job. Given the pressure, some people are tempted to fudge their accomplishments and background a bit. They figure if adding a few years of experience that they'll triumph over other candidates, and what the interviewer doesn't know won't hurt…

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I just had a interview yesterday and they ask me about my last job. I had to tell her they let me go.

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Had it with woman haters

I am a certified heavy equipment operator for the state of Pennsylvania, I got a job working for CCI, and never had to do stone work before. One stone looks like another to me just bigger. Anyway, the guy who I work with belittle me about everything. I never got yelled at for working over the time of quitting. He likes to work me hard and pull tricks on me. My how was JD controls today they were CAT. I mean he does anything to mess me up. I don't…

I know I am a country girl that lives in the boonies and I am broke as heck and by myself and people still hate on me and have put…

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Crystal Mccaghren I hope and pray for you, I was married for over 20 years, but I had to be the one to support the family. You do…

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Can't get a job

I've been jobless for 2months. There isn't a better candidate who love to work hard. The problem is you companies determine who you hire by not the work they can do, but by recent job history, etc. They really have people out here that are great employees and Im trying to get my life back on track and really are hard workers but you companies will never know because you won't give anyone a chance. I can't speak for everyone else but I have three…

hey Bennie, I am in the same boat. you need to careful with staffing agencies. I have had a couple play games with me and have…

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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?

You don't have to answer that, and they know that. But nobody gets on their case about it. You can always say, I decline from

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I was terminated

I was terminated from a job that I loved I work for the diocese of Monterey as a foreman groundskeeper somebody had it in for me somebody in the human resources department why I don’t know probably because the person that promoted me and her did not like each other long story short when I was called in the office and start going over policies with me one policy particular was we all must adhere to other peoples languages and cultures and I’ve…

Jobcase this is Rodney Schlemmer I've been trying to get ahold of you I'm having problems getting into Walmart and Granite and…

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Thank you

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Mature Job Seekers

Has anyone over age 50, with diverse job experience, looking for part time work, experienced age discrimination in work place? Most jobs go to the younger employees with advancement opportunities. I just want supplemental income at this point. Any advice to ace interview?

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Of course some discriminate however, best to just be yourself. Positive minded, smart but not overbearing. A team player who can…

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Too old?..

Too old? I lost my job after 14 years at age 63. New, younger management wants all young, like minded employees. He is forcing older workers to leave, saying thins like you “don’t fit in” or you are not a”culture fit”. That is code for you’re too old! That is discrimination. Florida doesn’t care...they will do everything to stop you from getting unemployment assistance. If you get it by some miracle, it’s 12 weeks only. I am single, no…

that is wrong, too young to collect your social security but cant get a job because they want younger. and you end up loosing…

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Termination Conspiracy

Today I overheard some disgruntled co-workers conspiring a plot against our new supervisor to get him fired for claims of unjust treatment, discrimination, and what sounded like subtle acts of sexual harassment. Of course, I know none of this is true.

I have an active job so I’m constantly moving around the office and usually see what everyone’s up to. I’ve never noticed him getting out of line with anybody or talking to employees behind closed…

you need to speak up. ask for the conversation to remain confidential. that happened to me and i wish someone would have spoken…

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Looking for a job

Hi , I just moved here in South Carolina like a month now and since I have been looking for a job and its very hard and not to mention I don't know if they think just because I ain't American or something but when they call me in for an interview and at the end of the interviews there's always something like NO SHIFT THAT I WAS LOOKING FOR or WE WILL CALL YOU IF WE HAVE ANYTHING or WE ARE LOOKING FOR MORE EXPERIENCE . And I was like miss I have 5…

Hi Lerinda Donre ! A lot of decisions go into the hiring process and it can definitely be tricky! Check out and apply for these

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Discrimination: How have you been discriminated?

I see a lot of replies and posts that reference a perception of discrimination in the job market. I have personally experienced discrimination 4 times that is verifiable. This has severely impacted my ability to find quality work based on the metrics and standards used by companies to screen candidates, I have seen a decrease in request for interviews and a high number of we appreciate the time and effort you put into the hiring process.

David,
You are absolutlely correct in the assumption that employers do discriminate. When I first strated seeking employment after…

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