Overqualified, Overpaid and Over-the-Hill. The three O’s are real. They are covered up with politically correct language, but you know they are weighing how much your age will be a factor in your ability to land a job with them. Is this job a step down for him? Will he want too much money? Is he just too old? These questions are part of the equation you must navigate during the interview.
In a session of ExecuNet Master Class led by Jean Erickson Walker, Anthony Vlahos asks the veteran career coach who literally wrote the book on age bias in an executive job search to share her thoughts on the topic.
Listen to this excerpt from the Master Class to hear what Jean had to say.
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