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Trevor Hunter
about 2 months ago
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Ageism is alive and well! I am almost 60, educated, with lots of skills and experience. I have had several interviews via Zoom or MS Teams - only to be rejected after the final interview. BTW the teams who conduct the interviews consist of millennials, who are about the age of my children. I am not sure if it is my education, or my age. But the rejection email is always the same " We are impressed with your skills and qualification , however after careful consideration we re moving ahead with another candidate..." #ageism

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Sherry Slack

The sad reality is that many businesses look at 'How long till they are going to retire?" - The closer someone gets to what they consider 'retirement age' the harder it is for that person to find employment. Many businesses want to hire those they see as being with the company 'long term' (10+yrs). Maybe something you could keep in mind for further interviews. Maybe try to somehow work into the conversation how long you plan on working before you retire. If it is at least 10 more yrs. this may help. Good Luck

The sad reality is that many businesses look at 'How long till they are going to retire?" - The closer someone gets to what they consider 'retirement age' the harder it is for that person to find employment. Many businesses want to hire those they see as being with the company 'long term' (10+yrs). Maybe something you could keep in mind for further interviews. Maybe try to somehow work into the conversation how long you plan on working before you retire. If it is at least 10 more yrs. this may help. Good Luck

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Brian Hinkle

We sound like two peas in a pod! I'm 46 with a few degrees and I can't even get a call back. The youngins' in this country know everything about everything. Come-on man, I learned everything I need to know I learned in virtual reality lol. Where you and I sir, we learned what we know by this weird thing called life lol. Best wishes to you 🙏

We sound like two peas in a pod! I'm 46 with a few degrees and I can't even get a call back. The youngins' in this country know everything about everything. Come-on man, I learned everything I need to know I learned in virtual reality lol. Where you and I sir, we learned what we know by this weird thing called life lol. Best wishes to you 🙏

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