Are You a Seniority Slug?

Nowadays, people of all ages are applying for positions at all levels.

No longer are just the younger people applying to entry-level jobs and senior people applying to executive-level jobs.

{Mind blown}

Millennials and GenYers are applying at every level, and are often just as qualified for different reasons, so they are not going away.

This means that it is imperative for older job seekers to lead with merit and not with seniority.

Compare apples to apples.

As someone with 25+ years of work experience, I can tell you that seniority does not matter as much as it once did.

Think of it this way: Do you know someone with 25+ years of experience who is ineffective in their job?

I do. I am sure you do, too.

So here is a truth you must accept if you want to start overcoming ageism and get yourself hired. I am giving this one away for free. Are you ready?

TRUTH: Simply having years of experience does not automatically qualify someone for a job.

{Breathe... it's going to be okay... I promise}

If you lead with age (when you say you have 30+ years of experience, you are basically saying you are not 32 years old, right?), you can't get upset if they reject you on age.

Right?

So I suggest not leading with age…

If your younger competitors are being judged on merit and accomplishment, shouldn’t you want to be evaluated on the same parameters?

Yes…

Don't be a Seniority Slug, instead be a Merit-based Marvel.

To get hired on merit, you need to lead with merit IN EVERY PHASE OF YOUR JOB SEARCH!

My "Beat Ageism & Get Hired” eManual will empower you to promote yourself on what you can do—so you can beat your competition and land the offer.

** Tap the network that I know you have by using the steps I provide in my "Beat Ageism & Get Hired" eManual – you will be astounded by this underground network that you believe you didn’t have.

** Land interviews by NOT applying through job postings – it’s a tactic that generates 70% of hires and I am certain you are not using it effectively or at all.

** Position yourself to be the candidate to hire because of what you can do for the company—and not solely because you have the most experience.

Get the well-paying, fulfilling work you deserve by leading with merit. And in my "Beat Ageism & Get Hired" eManual I will show you how…

Be well!

Lisa

Lisa Rangel - Executive Resume Writing Services

Chameleon Resumes

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