10 Tips for Working for a Younger Boss
Here’s one thing I know (and the new AARP Policy Institute survey of older workers who faced unemployment in the past five years backs me up): If you’re over 50 and job hunting, it’s brutal out there.
There are plenty of explanations, but ageism is the overarching stumbling block. Among the worries some employers have about older applicants is that they’ll resentreporting to a younger boss.
And, frankly, you might.
The secret to making this relationship work is mutual respect. Read More.
But based on some of the survey’s findings, and what I’ve heard talking with older job applicants for my new book Getting the Job You Want After 50 For Dummies, I’m convinced that there are four things these job seekers are doing wrong. Luckily, they’re all easily fixable. Read More.
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Fortunately, a new book I just read — Modernize Your Resumé: Get Noticed…Get Hired— by master resumé writers Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark, helps take the mystery out of the process. It features strategies to update your resume’s content, format and design and includes more than 80 samples from some of the world’s leading resumé writers. Read More.
RTWNJ recommends all but #8.
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