Getting the Job You Want When You’re Over 50

senior-businessman-thumbs-up-Jean WalkerYour Age can be your Biggest Advantage in a Job Search.  Flaunt it! 

Age discrimination is alive and well.  It is insidious, rarely overt, illegal but lurking in the shadows, covered up with clichés like “over-qualified.”

In this Master Class led by veteran executive coach Jean Erickson Walker, you’ll learn techniques and strategies to present yourself with power and conviction and position yourself for success. Topics include:

  • Identifying your top selling points and how to differentiate yourself from your competition
  • Transforming age bias to age preference with eight hiring advantages of the 50+ candidate
  • Designing a dynamite résumé and brand image that demonstrates your value and puts you out ahead of the pack
  • Identifying your market niche and creating a clear strategy to hit your target
  • How to interview with confidence and clarity, and more

Take control of your career! Watch the recording of this Master Class to learn how to turn the tables and become the candidate in demand.

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Here’s what some attendees of the live event had to say:

  • “Best over-50 conversation I’ve had.”
  • “Very informative, uplifting and inspirational”
  • “Motivating yet realistic. Good to know that traditional application process is not favored.”
  • “It is a good encapsulation of the challenges of being a mid-life professional and provides a good checklist of things to consider as you position yourself in the current marketplace.”

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William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Marketing Content Manager, where he is responsible for developing engaging career, job search, and leadership insight and delivering executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand. Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework.

5 Replies to "Getting the Job You Want When You're Over 50"

  • Gordon Caverly
    October 12, 2017 (9:51 pm)

    Very good information!

  • Cathryn Hill
    April 25, 2016 (11:18 am)

    Very good presentation that will lead to a true self evaluation of work and personal abilities. Great points on effective brand image and self marketing.

  • Joseph Campbell
    April 22, 2016 (11:48 am)

    Very informative.

  • kim esposito
    March 16, 2016 (4:11 pm)

    This was a very good class on over 50. Thank you . Kim

  • Jose Feito
    February 23, 2016 (4:50 pm)

    Great relevant and actionable real world advice!