Age-Proofing Your Job Application

It’s not about your age; it’s about how you present yourself.

Many job seekers believe they’re not considered for open positions because they are too young or too old. The real reason their resumes wind up at the bottom of the pile has more to do with how they present themselves and their industry savvy, say recruiters and hiring managers.

Provide the Right Kind of Contact Information

Choose Dates Carefully

Be Clear, Simple and Achievement Oriented

Keep It Current: Avoid being too formal with your language.

Don’t Try to Overcompensate: While it’s not a bad idea to make your application materials as ageless as possible, it can backfire if you take it too far.

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Age Proofing Your Job Application

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