60 results for tag: age bias


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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How Your Executive Job Search Will Be Different in 2021

If you're in the market for a new job in 2021, how you go about your search may look a little different. During this expert Q&A, acclaimed senior-level executive career coach Harriette Lowenthal will tell you about changes that are likely sticking around ...
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In Recruiting, Everything Old is New Again

Let's be real. Young people do some things better than older people. And older people outshine young workers in other ways. Have you ever seen a 50-year-old centerfielder or a 25-year-old baseball manager? A provocative cover story in the most recent, ...
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How to Project Energy – and Downplay Age – in the Senior Executive Job Search

You've probably heard about Facebook's age-targeted job ads and the concerns senior executives have about finding an employer who values experience but doesn't dwell on age. The good news is companies will always need senior executives. They need someone ...
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Overcoming Age Bias

An exclusive branch of ExecuNet Master Class is Tony Vlahos' Q&As with our Strategists and Coaches. Reserved for our VIPs, these sessions allow listeners to ask questions and hear our experts speak about the job search challenges that are troubling the ...
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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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