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Are You Outdated, Overqualified or Experiencing Ageism in Your Job Search?

 

ageismEveryday during our work with clients, my team and I hear the terms outdated, overqualified, and ageism used interchangeably.

As if these terms mean the same thing.

Well, they are not the same.

One is a legitimate reason for not being hired, that you have 100% control over changing to get hired.

One is possibly a legitimate reason for not being hired, that you can devise a strategy to overcome.

One is illegal for companies to engage in and you have no control over – since you cannot control how people act, even when it’s poor decision-making.

Do you know the difference?

Before we dive into which ones you have control over and which one you don’t have control over, let’s look at the definitions from dictionary.com:Continue Reading…

Expanded Must-Do LinkedIn Updates: Part 1

Must-Do LinkedIn UpdatesIn this two-part series, you will learn how to customize in-depth, the 10 DIY Steps to Customize Your LinkedIn Profile. This is for intermediate and advanced LinkedIn users.

As you know, your LinkedIn profile is one of the most important resources you have to reinforce your personal brand and candidate appeal. Now that you have the working elements in place, it’s time to make your profile even stronger so it stands out against the competition.

Part 1: Must-Do LinkedIn Updates, Steps 1-5Continue Reading…