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Carl Reiner, the 95-year-old comedian, writer, actor, and director, likes to say “Every morning … I pick up my newspaper, get the obituary section, and see if I’m listed. If I’m not, I have my breakfast.” In a recent HBO special, If You’re Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast, Reiner challenges perceptions about what it […]
A reader asks, “How do I get all of my skills and experience across without length and without putting in dates, since there is so much ageism out there?”
It isn’t easy for job seekers over the age of 50, and there are plenty of articles offering advice for conquering the “age factor.” While there is career advice available for any and all job seekers, many argue that those looking for work after 50 have a different experience than their younger peers.
Question from a reader: “I saw Kate Horner’s video. It was inspiring. Her suggestions seem good but I’m wondering how well they’ll work for someone who is 50+. Do older job seekers need a different approach?”