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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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Jerry Wallen
7 days ago

I would like to know why everyone says they don’t age discriminate, but as soon as they find out your age the interview is over?

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Debra Bradley
over 6 months ago

I'm not sure where to begin...all employers want you to go through the internet to complete application... upload resume and most don't respond back! I don't care if they give me a....no we're not interested...just some type of communication would be nice. There are a lot of people who age 50+ looking for jobs...we can't retire until 67 so just hiring younger is totally unfair. No way to prove because it's all completed on line (I have my suspicions) because I changed my age and got a response 🤔😉

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David Whetzel
24 days ago

I was at job for almost 2 months, and had to quit to get the harassment and bullying to stop. Even after bringing it to my boss’s attention 3 times, he’s also HR because it’s a franchise. I had to endure being called names, cussed at, put down, threatened with physical harm if I went to my boss, I was too old an slow, and other things to graphic to say on here. What I don’t understand is why no attorney wants to help me or even give me advice on what to do. I feel like I was fored to quit because my boss didn’t even try to help me. What would you do if you were in my situation? #harassment, #bullying #advice

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Jonathon Blackburn

Quit being a pussy and deal with the fact

Quit being a pussy and deal with the fact

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Thomas Walker

Tell them you're going to call a news station and turn them all in. Then see what the boss does then You have rights don't think you dont. Go to the HR office and tell them that.

Tell them you're going to call a news station and turn them all in. Then see what the boss does then You have rights don't think you dont. Go to the HR office and tell them that.

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Jenen Terista
5 months ago

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Nona King
over 6 months ago

The suggestion to keep graduation dates off the resume is good but the reality is...most applications are done online and filling in those dates in THEIR format is a REQUIRED FIELD!!! My resume is loaded with experience but I am almost 67 and I've been overlooked for awesome jobs--I am sure because of my age. Temp jobs as a medical technologist pay well but they are for the night shift or weekends only and I'm sorry, but I've been there, done that, for 38+ years. I used to wonder why the mature ones were the Walmart greeters. Now I know why (I don't even think they have greeters anymore). I know I'm not alone...any suggestions for landing a decent-paying job for a sharp, active, "mature" person? I'm trying to re-invent myself!!

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Eva Briscoe
15 days ago

I’m 40 years old with three high schoolers and two in elementary school. I’ve been out of work for a while but have been actively searching for over a year. The jobs I found that basically hire anyone are extremely physical and I usually burnout in like a month. On paper it doesn’t project my capabilities and I understand that’s my responsibility I sat some years out. So I’m now applying to retail associate and management positions. Without saying the words I’m too old for associate positions and not qualified for management positions. Who hires returning mothers? #jobsearch #returningmothers #advice #ageism

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Lisa Camp
23 days ago

How do I account for my last job (10 years)? I am not sure what to do since I sued my last employer. Do I still list them, and explain to the company I am interviewing with that I had an age discrimination case? #advice #termination #ageism

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Theresa Grieco

Good luck go with HOWEVER YOU FEEl is write. I do however agree put the other job on resume GET THE CREDIT YOU DESERVE!!

Good luck go with HOWEVER YOU FEEl is write. I do however agree put the other job on resume GET THE CREDIT YOU DESERVE!!

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Andrea LaMont

List them and say that you left for personal reasons and that you are now looking to go back to work. Do not tell them you sued because if you won legally you cannot talk about it anyway.

List them and say that you left for personal reasons and that you are now looking to go back to work. Do not tell them you sued because if you won legally you cannot talk about it anyway.

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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
about 1 month 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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Carol Cambron
17 days ago

It's been awhile since I had a job in Housekeeping because I was in a semi truck, and I fear that they will think I'm to old to do a job I know I can do. #stressful

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