Hey, thirty-five, No, we can’t dance together, No, we can’t talk at all…

🎢 𝘏𝘦𝘺, 𝘡𝘩π˜ͺ𝘳𝘡𝘺-𝘧π˜ͺ𝘷𝘦, π˜•π˜°, 𝘸𝘦 𝘀𝘒𝘯’𝘡 π˜₯𝘒𝘯𝘀𝘦 𝘡𝘰𝘨𝘦𝘡𝘩𝘦𝘳, π˜•π˜°, 𝘸𝘦 𝘀𝘒𝘯’𝘡 𝘡𝘒𝘭𝘬 𝘒𝘡 𝘒𝘭𝘭 🎢

Hey there, seasoned jobseekers! πŸ‘΄πŸ‘΅ I’ve got some brutally honest advice for you today, courtesy of Lindsay Mustain, the ex-Amazon recruiter turned career coach. According to her, there’s only one “sweet spot” age for job hunting, and that’s 35. Yep, she said it! πŸ™ˆ Apparently, anything older makes you overqualified, and anything younger makes you underqualified. Oh, the struggles of being in the middle!

But fear not, my experienced friends! πŸŽ‰ I’m here to sprinkle some wisdom (and a generous dose of humor) to help you conquer the job market, regardless of the numerical barrier that haunts us all.

First things first: let’s talk resumes. Ladies and gents, it’s time to play hide-and-seek with your graduation year. πŸŽ“ Seriously, it’s like revealing your true age to those sneaky employers who love math puzzles. Remove that little devil from your resume and let your skills and accomplishments shine. Trust me, they’ll be so dazzled by your expertise that they won’t even think about counting the candles on your hypothetical birthday cake. πŸŽ‚

Now, let’s tackle the art of networking. Forget the days of cold resumes floating aimlessly in the digital abyss. It’s time to unleash your inner Sherlock Holmes! πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ Use your well-nurtured contact list to your advantage. Reach out to former colleagues, friends, and even acquaintances you once bumped into at a conference (hey, every connection counts!). Schedule virtual coffee chats or grab lunch with them (or both if you’re really hungry). Get the scoop on the industry, seek advice, and shamelessly ask for introductions. Remember, your network is your secret weapon, and they owe you at least one favor for helping them move that couch last summer. πŸ›‹οΈ

But wait, there’s more! LinkedIn is your new best friend. πŸ’Ό It’s not just a platform for endorsing your friends for “teamwork” and “making killer PowerPoint presentations.” It’s a goldmine of industry influencers waiting to be discovered. Find those movers and shakers who share valuable content, and become their biggest fan. Leave witty comments, show your interest, and, if you’re feeling extra daring, offer to pick their brain on the latest trends (because who doesn’t want to pick a genius’s brain, am I right?). Trust me, being engaged and supportive can open doors you never thought possible. πŸšͺ

So, my seasoned warriors, let’s defy those age stereotypes and make the job market our playground! With a resume that keeps ’em guessing and a network that rivals the Avengers, you’re unstoppable. Embrace your experience, show off your skills, and don’t forget to bring your sparkling personality to every interaction. The world is waiting for you to conquer it. πŸ’ͺ

Now, go forth and land that dream job like the seasoned pros you are! And remember, age may be just a number, but your talent and wit are timeless. Happy job hunting! πŸŽ‰πŸ’Ό

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Read the full article: https://www.businessinsider.com/expert-tips-for-older-workers-in-their-40s-and-50s-looking-for-a-job-2022-11

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