Please check out this fantastic article by Lee Enterprises with our president, Matt Warzel, as a contributor – 𝚃𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚑𝚝𝚜 𝚘𝚗 𝚊𝚐𝚎𝚒𝚜𝚖 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚔𝚙𝚕𝚊𝚌𝚎
I was fortunate enough to be featured in a Lee Enterprises article about the 𝚃𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚐𝚑𝚝𝚜 𝚘𝚗 𝚊𝚐𝚎𝚒𝚜𝚖 𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚠𝚘𝚛𝚔𝚙𝚕𝚊𝚌𝚎
From the article:
A friend, age 60, has been applying for jobs. Online applications aren’t asking for her birth date but are requiring a graduation date, which obviously will show her age. She is concerned this is a weeding-out mechanism but can’t complete the application unless she enters a date. Is there any way around this kind of situation, which many older job applicants are encountering?
There’s no getting around the fact that ageism exists, says Matthew Warzel, president of MJW Careers, LLC.
“People with a ton of experience and ever more wisdom face the harsh realities that some companies will want to hire younger — and cheaper,” he says. “However, understand that it’s the interview that can dictate your outcome. In the interview room, you can take control.”
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