Older Worker

  • 5 Ways to Beat Age Discrimination in Hiring

    5 Ways to Beat Age Discrimination in Hiring

    Here's how to present your age as a strength, not a weakness.

    There's no denying that age discrimination exists. But you can mitigate it by capitalizing on the attributes you can uniquely present as an older worker. Continue Reading

  • 10 Tips for Working for a Younger Boss

    10 Tips for Working for a Younger Boss

    The 'Love Your Job' author on how to do this effectively and happily

    Don't get caught up in resentment. Even if your boss is decades younger than you, they likely earned that position due to impressive skills and talents. Continue Reading

  • Easy Ways to Look Better in a Job Interview

    Easy Ways to Look Better in a Job Interview

    Practical grooming and wardrobe tweaks for female and male job applicants

    Older applicants — women and men — can boost their chances of getting hired by updating their grooming, wardrobe and glasses. Continue Reading

  • Starting A Second Career At Age 60

    Starting A Second Career At Age 60

    Donna Read never planned to spend the rest of her life working at a grocery store. But the decent wages and great benefits kept her there for 12 years, until she was fired last summer. At age 58, Read fell into poverty, and into a depression that kept her in bed for three months. But now Read is going back to... Continue Reading

  • Does Your Resume Look Dated? 6 Ways To Tell

    Does Your Resume Look Dated? 6 Ways To Tell

    By Susan Ricker If you just bought new, expensive resume paper, you've already made a job-search mistake. Most job applications and resumes are submitted online now -- one of countless new trends in the modern hiring process. Many job seekers are using outdated job-search practices, risking the impression... Continue Reading