56 results for tag: age bias


Here’s How to Beat Age Bias

Unemployment, underemployment, age bias...that's what's happening to the over 50 crowd these days. They have a 50% chance of being forced into retirement, and landing a job that pays more than your last one gets less and less common. One career path ...
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Resume Challenges: A Career Strategist Speaks Out

It’s immensely valuable to job seekers to hear from executive career coaches what works and what does not in today’s job market. After all, no matter how successful an executive you may be, you’re not a professional job seeker. Things have a way of ...
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Some Advice for the Older Job Seeker

Looking for a job is tough. Looking for a job when you're over 50 is tougher. Being over 50 and looking for a job during a pandemic... This is a tough situation and ExecuNet Coaches Connie Bentley and Harriette Lowenthal offered their thoughts to ...
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ExecuNet Coach on Age Bias, Resume Gaps, Racism, Gender and more

As an extension of ExecuNet Master Class, Host Tony Vlahos conducts a Q&A with members of our Career Strategy Team. These are the strategists and coaches who work with VIP members to reach their career goals. Recently, he spoke with Andrea Briscoe. ...
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Expert Job Search Q&A: Overcoming Biases, Explaining Career Gaps and Other Obstacles

Will bias, stereotyping, prejudice or discrimination regarding your age, race, ethnicity or gender wreck your job search? How about unexplained career gaps in your resume, your job-hopping history or long-term employment with the same organization? It ...
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Some Advice for Older Job Seekers

Sometimes candidates feel protected when they stand behind their resume, but when they reach the interview stage they suddenly feel exposed, judged  as too old. What can the older candidates do to help themselves when they feel this way? Master Class host ...
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How Do I Age-Proof My Job Search?

The candidates to run our great country would potentially encounter age bias if they were seeking a senior-level position in a corporation. It doesn't make sense: too old to run a company but not too old to run a country? So how does one navigate age bias ...
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Don’t Let Any Bias Stall Your Job Search!

ExecuNet Career Strategist Saundra Botts talks about bias in the executive job market. These days she says companies are looking for Mr/Ms Right Now  rather than Mr/Ms Right, so if candidates lead with the value they bring to get the company from point A to ...
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Was I the Victim of Bias?

There are many types of biases encountered during a job search; oftentimes, one doesn't even know if they were on the receiving end of a bias. In this glimpse into a Master Class session, Host Tony Vlahos, asked career strategist Andrea Briscoe to address ...
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Am I Too Old, Or is it Something Else?

Ann, it so honorable of you to make yourself available to help like this, bless you. My question is that I believe I have a lot of qualifications and seem to match up well to job postings, but always seem to get the standard, "Sorry, we are looking at ...
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Don’t Pass up “Over-Qualified” Candidates!

While established firms typically will consider only experienced applicants in their search for employees, they often consider too much experience a negative trait. “Overqualified” candidates, they assume, will consider the position beneath them, will ...
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Overcoming Job Search Biases, Explaining Career Gaps and Other Mysteries

Will bias, stereotyping, prejudice or discrimination regarding your age, race, ethnicity, gender, pregnancy status, disability, politics or religion wreck your job search? How about unexplained career gaps in your resume, your job-hopping history or ...
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