If you are an unemployed older adult, it's easy to assume ageism or age discrimination when you're turned down for jobs time after time. Yes age discrimination does exist but it is not the barrier EVERY time. Don't let a presumption of they'll think I'm too old hold you back. And don't let it cloud your thinking and your analysis of what you can improve in order to become a more desirable candidate. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/should-age-neutr... see more

I hate when people use race as an excuse it complete b.s. the black card just sounds completely stupid and... see more

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I just tripped across this great 60-second spot on youtube that covers what the Follow buttons do for people. Check it out and I am sure you will make clicking that 'follow' button a regular part of of your jobcase experience! https://youtu.be/PBAUiAZSIno

Fred Goff I remember this video! Great job Nicholas Leonard : ) I like to follow those on Jobcase who inspire me... see more

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I obtained through hard work a Bachelors degree after working in many fields five years ago. It seems that now the newly graduated twenty somethings are being put into fields that previously required MLS, MSW and other areas aka County positions as unexperienced workers. I have been substitute teaching since graduation. Some of us older workers need the paycheck to make ends meet.

Hi @SusanBrakefield, that's definitely frustrating. I would keep at the job search because I hope you will find the... see more

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Hi all, my name is Allana Akhtar and I'm a reporter at Business Insider.

I just published a report on how ageism, not a skills gap, is the biggest barrier to keeping older adults from high-paying work. (& I even got some help from Jobcase CEO Fred Goff).

I'd love to hear your thoughts. Here's the story: https://www.businessinsider.com/retraining-doesnt-help-older-workers-find-jobs-because-of-ageism-2019-5

#ageism #seniors #skillsgap #olderwo... see more

I have to believe this is true. I have had numerous interviews recently that I thought went rather well. I am told... see more

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Good question! TopResume has some ideas for you. Take a look at their sample executive-level resume to see how you can develop yours: https://www.topresume.com/career-advice/10-powerful-changes-for-your-senior-level-resume #ageism #olderworkers #resumetips

You're too young to ask such a question...as of now do not respond to anything that sounds biased towards... see more

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Good question! TopResume has some ideas for you. Take a look at their sample executive-level resume to see how you can develop yours: https://www.topresume.com/career-advice/10-powerful-changes-for-your-senior-level-resume #ageism #olderworkers #resumetips

Please note, even if your resume is world class, they may not ask you your date of birth, but they will ask what... see more

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If you’re older like me than sometimes you believe you’re more qualified than the person who is interviewing you. Hey it happens! They are often younger than us and it’s slightly embarrassing. You might cop an attitude, maybe without even realizing it. You might even try to tell them why their job description is faulty in some way, or unrealistic, even.

Don’t.

If the person interviewing you IS younger, you could come across as condescending... see more

Excellent advice, Donald! Researching a company is key to feeling confident in an interview. The less confident you... see more

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I want to encourage older persons DO NET give up. I was unemployed for 3 months and lost heart on more than one occasion. I picked myself up, dusted off and went to the next interview as if I was still employed, yes, I had to answer why I wasn't, and why I was terminated (didn't know enough about circuit boards and cables). I persevered and I got the job, with a $5K raise. I am 57, so believe in yourself and show why you are the better choice... see more

What an inspiring story! Thank you for sharing, Edrie!

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Thank you Genevieve. I spent almost 2 years working temporary, until March and I was stuck in the middle of the... see more

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