34 results for tag: age bias


Strategic Guidance for Older Executives

When you reach a certain age, the topic of age does become a factor in the equation. Nothing is absolute, but the older applicant needs to keep some things in mind when looking and when speaking with hiring decision makers. Your potential impact and your ...
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Older Executives Must be Able to Super Articulate Their Plan

Executive recruiter Sharon Hulce, founder of Employment Resource Group, Inc, talks about what older executives "better do" when they are in an interview. Top of the list is what they are going to accomplish and their plan to do it. Listen to Sharon ...
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Getting from Point A to B in Your Job Search: An Expert Panel Discussion

It doesn’t get better than having industry insiders sharing their knowledge and suggestions, and that’s exactly what we have in store for you with this panel discussion. We have a collection of ExecuNet career strategists and coaches lined up to share ...
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Getting Past Fears that Come with Being in One Job for 20 Years

Some many senior executives believe they are locked in to their industry and company because they have been there for over 20 years. This simply is not the case! ExecuNet Career Strategist Stacie Haller spoke with ExecuNet's Tony Vlahos about this mindset ...
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A Word to the Wise for Over-50 Executives

Did you know that about 20% of executives don't survive the first year in a role? Word is it's harder for the over-50 crowd to get offers; add to that a 20% fail rate and you end up in a tough situation, even when unemployment is low. So, what do you ...
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Taking Age Bias Out of Your Job Search

Age bias in a job search is a real thing says ExecuNet Career Strategist Stacie Haller. She works with senior executives every week who are looking for help working around bias against senior employees. There are many things people do that will trigger ...
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When You’re an Over 50 Executive…

A bias occurs when one falls into a stereotype says ExecuNet Career Strategist and former executive recruiter Saundra Botts when talking about things the over 50 executive needs to be mindful of. Avoiding the age-related serotypes is one of the aspects ...
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A Recruiter’s Thoughts on Ageism

"Ageism is money," says recruiter trainer Barbara Bruno in a session of ExecuNet Master Class. Like most things, it often comes down to money, and age is tied to money. Look at your comp package not your age advises Bruno. Listen as she explains. If ...
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Navigating Job Search When You Are Over 50

Over 50? Facing a restructuring? Are you asking for too much money? These are very common concerns for job seekers at the senior executive level. When you're at this level you're always in job search, well, you should be, and actively networking to keep ...
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Getting the Attention of a Decision Maker When You Are Over 50

LinkedIn is a place recruiters and corporate decision makers always turn to for candidates. However, all too often candidates simply have a "copy their resume" approach to their profile. ExecuNet Director of Coaching Services Harriette Lowenthal says to ...
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Storytelling in Interviews Without Dating Yourself

Finally! The big day. You have an interview this afternoon with a company that is looking for someone to head up their Northeast division. It's exactly the type of opportunity you have been positioning yourself for and would really launch your career. It's ...
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Job Searching Over 50

Job creation is up, but if you’re an executive who is over 50 searching for a job can be daunting, particularly if you're looking for the first time in years — even decades — and the limitations of a pandemic don't help. But it is possible to land an ...
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