68 results for tag: age bias


1 in 5 Retirees are Considering Rejoining the Workforce

Stacie Haller, an ExecuNet Career Strategist, appeared on Action News 5 to talk about a recent survey which revealed 1 in 5 retirees are considering going back to work. Stacie shared that she's had conversations with many retirees who are looking to return ...
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Unconscious Bias in the Interview Process

"Most research has proven a hiring process can be unfair," say recruiter trainer Barbara Bruno. It's the way humans are wired to like people who are like they are. As a result, companies have to have a hiring process that it intentionally designed to ...
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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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How to Approach Networking the Right Way

At the executive level, over 80% of jobs are found through networking, so no matter how difficult/time-consuming/distasteful/"just not your thing" you may consider it, for career success you need to engage in networking. And you'll want to do it the right ...
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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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Résumés When You Are Over 50

Need help telling your story? ExecuNet's Career Strategists can make the difference in all aspects of your job search... and beyond. Get the help you need and the job you deserve. At ExecuNet, we teach that the résumé is a marketing document focused on ...
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Determining if a Company is Receptive to Older Employees

Need help telling your story? ExecuNet's Career Strategists can make the difference in all aspects of your job search... and beyond. Get the help you need and the job you deserve. We tell the executive VIPs who we work with closely on their job search ...
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Recruiter Jason Hanold on Older Job Seekers

Your age can be a huge advantage in your job search. Trying to hide it is unnecessary. Trying to defend it or explain how it's not a problems becomes a problem. Companies want employees who add value. If you focus on the value you will bring to the next ...
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Taking Unfair Advantage of Your Age

According to AARP, over 61% of employees in the United States over age 45 have seen or experienced aged discrimination in the workplace, and 38% of people believe it is common to see ageism. On average, a 54-years-old job seeker will be in search for close to ...
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How to Overcome Age Bias in Your Job Search

Ageism in a job search is a real issue. Older workers can face high hurdles in the competition for jobs—often due to tired misconceptions and just plain and simple age discrimination that, sadly, is pervasive in the employment market. In this Q&A, ...
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How to Project Energy – and Downplay Age – in the Senior Executive Job Search

Companies will always need senior executives, but they want executives who are focused on the job, not on the next chapter of their life. What is the mid-life and older job seeking executive to do? What do organizations need to do to promote age diversity...
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