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Being interviewed by a younger hiring manager can be uncomfortable for older job seekers. But, if you are prepared, interviewing with a younger hiring manager can be very positive and result in a job offer.
Job-Hunt's Interviews Expert Biron Clark, a former recruiter, shares 7 tactics to use in the interview to feel confident and comfortable even when the hiring manager is much younger than you are. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Job Interviews.
Since employers prefer to hire people with whom they share some kind of connection, leveraging your network for your job search is smart (and, very likely, necessary).
While online tools like LinkedIn are very helpful, create real connections by engaging with people face-to-face. Job Search Networking Expert Beverly Jones shares how to leverage 4 essential face-to-face networking skills to be successful in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Job Search Networking.
Working from home is a goal for an increasing number of people. Technology is changing the economy and how we earn our incomes. Both employers and employees can benefit from this popular option.Learn about your options, as an employee working "remotely" or as an independent worker running your own business in this Guide with articles by Working from Home Experts Nancy Collamer and Mark Anthony Dyson.
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Freelancing or contract jobs can be a temporary gap filler that provides a good income for a set period of time (weeks or months).
Temporary employment can be a short-term fix (days or weeks), paying the bills while you fill an employment gap.
For veterans and those in transition, learn how to successfully execute a civilian job search. Adapt and overcome!
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