Tag Archives: career change
You’ve got the experience. Your CV is looking good and you know your field like the back of your hand, but something’s not right. You’re not getting interviews for the jobs you’re going for even though you know you should be. You have a sneaking suspicion that it might be ….. your age. Here’s how to turn the tables on the ageists and overcome age bias in your job search.
1. CV Scrabble Think about the job you’re applying for, what does the organisation really need? The days of employers sitting cosily around a table and hand sifting your CV are quickly disappearing. With huge volumes of applicants for every … Continue reading
You think that you know what the average employer is looking for? Qualifications, right? Surprisingly research suggests that even though qualifications might get you a foot in the door (usually in the shape of an interview, if you’re lucky) there’s more than meets the eye to the selection process than most of us think. That’s good news for you if you’re currently looking for a job, in the process of being made redundant or a graduate wondering what your next move should be. Let’s take a look at the research and how you can use it to your advantage.