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They said YOU were too old! ...but what do they know? This topic explores stories and advice for older workers struggling to get hired.
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Deborah Johnston
7 days ago

I wired 40 plus hours for6 years 2 months still at part time. The new hire called for information on all that idid. Got let go. Im almost 62. Not ready to stop working. No one wants 62 age and that ends great interviews. Still no job. Any ideas?

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Michael Frash
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over 6 months ago

Landing a new job in your 60s or later can be a challenge, but there are a few industries and occupations that tend to employ older workers. Here are some of the most common occupations for college graduates who are newly hired at age 62 or older:

  • Teaching👩🏽‍🏫
  • College instructor👨🏻‍🏫
  • Administrative assistant for seniors👩🏻‍💼
  • Nursing jobs🧑🏽‍⚕️
  • Real estate agent👨‍💼
  • Sales👩🏻‍💼
  • Driver🚘
  • Joining the clergy⛪️
  • Providing child care👶🏽
  • Manager👵🏼
  • Management consultant👴🏼
  • Financial services💸
  • Writer✍🏾
  • Engineering🧑🏾‍💻
  • Musician🧑🏽‍🎤

#ageism #SeniorJobs #NeverTooLate #jobsearch

Which of these jobs would you take on? Reply below!

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Raymond Shope
6 days ago

It has been over a decade now since my graduation from UCSB with a B.A. in Chemistry. Over the years, I have only had one temporary job about 2 years after graduation. No matter how I craft my resume or demonstrate my skills to a potential employer, I keep getting sidelined and not taken into consideration. It's pretty sad that I have been working other odd jobs since then, some paying almost as much as I was during that stint. Even when informing potential employers that I am a bright, quick learning, easily trainable employee with many skills to offer, they say I am not the right fit due to my demographic. I think and feel that everyone should be given equal opportunities for employment, no matter the background. Unfortunately, with the experiences I have received over the years, this is clearly not the case. Either I am overqualified for the position, or too inexperienced for the position potential employers tell me. That, or they totally ghost me prior or after an interview. In my opinion, if a potential employer is URGENTLY hiring, would it not behoove them to give myself or others in a similar position a chance? It surely doesn't seem that way. #jobsearch #advice #interview #ageism #sexism

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Lovie Brown
25 days ago

I have worked retail for many years, still do. You may go from bad to worst, may not. I deal with the same situations every day, however I stay focused on things I really enjoy when I go to work. Prayer keeps me focused, working for God not man. Enjoy seeing my regular customers. You will never be too old to learn/change

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18 days ago

This is the last day. I'll be deactivating my account. Roto Rooter is scheduling me for Monday to work. I hope all of you that are looking for work right now my age, please don't give up. Its rough. Our age is working against us and that's not right. But keep it up. My gosh I have been looking for work for a year. You guys got this! #jobsearch #ageism

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Andrea Miller
6 days ago

I’ve applied to approx 65 jobs this past 5 weeks. I’m 62. This is horrendous. I have never ever had such a hard time before. #Ageismisveryreal

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Jenen Terista
4 months ago

PLEASE READ ENTIRE PROJECT FOR BID OFFERS. THERE ARE DIRECTIONS BELOW THAT MUST BE ADDRESSED IN ALL BID SUBMISSIONS. ANY BIDS NOT INCLUDING ALL CRITERIA LISTED, WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN OUR APPROVAL PROCESS.

I'm a private chef, and I work with hundreds of elderly clients with food allergies or intolerances.

I need a user-friendly website with a Recipe Finder software platform that my clients can use to cross-reference my master recipe ingredient list with all of my 200+ recipes. I need the software to allow the user to alert me about what ingredients they don't like or are allergic to in their food.

I need the software to be able to do the following three steps:

  1. The user will log into the website and open a master list of ingredients.

  2. The user will mark/check any ingredients on the master list that they do NOT want included in their recipe.

  3. The software will cross-reference the master ingredient list with 200+ recipes and identify qualified recipies.

  4. The software will compile a list with images of all recipes that do NOT contain the identified and checked ingredients from step 1.

  5. The final list needs to appear in ascending order and must provide color coded recipes beginning with the least amount of identified and checked ingredients: Examples of the order of qualified recipies listed below:

Green - Starting with all recipes that have 0 identified and checked ingredients.

Green - list recipes with only 1 identified and checked ingredients,

Dark yellow - list all recipes with 2 identified and checked ingredients,

Dark yellow - list all recipes with 3 identified and checked ingredients,

Red - list all recipes with 4 identified and checked ingredients,

Red - list all recipes with 5 identified and checked ingredients

Black - list all recipes with 6 identified and checked ingredients,

Black - list all recipes with 7 identified and checked ingredients.

The master list must offer the following options:

  • A search function (for example, a customer can search for a recipe that contains only chicken and rice),

  • An excel upload button/option

  • A print report button on report/option

  • An email to a friend / Share results button/option

I need a website with service that includes IT. I'd prefer wix or Godaddy, Shopify or some other service that includes hosting.

The website platform must:

  • Contain a customer log-in,

  • Maintain the customer profile,

  • Be easy to use,

  • Be visually appealing, and

  • Be uploaded onto a website.

Necessary skills - I need from you:

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Programming and web design

  • CSS / design experience

  • Keep all deadlines.

  • Create a user-friendly program and upload it to a webpage.

  • Support for future addons or customizations.

I have built several websites and I am aware that this is a fairly simple project. Any bids that are overpriced will not be considered. All bids that are priced fairly will be looked at.

Please send portfolios of past experience along with reviews or references with all bids. We can not work with anyone unless we are able to view past performance.

Thank you for considering this project. I am ready to begin immediately. #unemployment #workfromhome #jobsearch #interview #application #hiringevents #healthcare #coronavirus #resume #deliverydriver #firstjob #foodservices #retail #motivation #ridesharedriver #warehouselogistics #careerdiscovery #hiringnews #officelife #aboutmyjob #stressful #callcenter #veterans #ageism #truckdriver #losangeles #successstory #delta #record #drama #termination #jobsearchlosangeles #advice #onlinetraining #dataentry #coronaviruslosangeles #stimulus #hiringeventprep #unemploymentcalifornia #applicationblackhole #washingtondc #walmart #texas #beenwondering #skillboost #california #florida #policy #arkansas #employershoutout #careerpath #amazon

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Trevor Hunter
24 days ago

Ageism is alive and well! I am almost 60, educated, with lots of skills and experience. I have had several interviews via Zoom or MS Teams - only to be rejected after the final interview. BTW the teams who conduct the interviews consist of millennials, who are about the age of my children. I am not sure if it is my education, or my age. But the rejection email is always the same " We are impressed with your skills and qualification , however after careful consideration we re moving ahead with another candidate..." #ageism

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Richard Holtz
about 1 month ago

I have had several interviews but I am an older man so I think that I become less attractive to a potential employer.

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