finding a job after 50
Advice from "Fifty-Five, Unemployed and Faking Normal."
The older you get, the harder it is to find work.
Above all, remember that maintaining a positive attitude is critical to the success of your job search. Focus on the advantages of your experience, stress your enthusiasm for the position, show how you will contribute and make certain to highlight your assets as you network and during a job interview.
As a post-50 job-seeker, you know all too well that ageism presents some major barriers to your success. Younger hiring managers are far too prone to believing unfortunate stereotypes about your skill sets, fit within the organization and attitude.
Any savvy job-seeker knows that resumes are not the golden ticket to your next position. Hands down, the majority of jobs are obtained by way of networking. Nevertheless your resume does play a critical role in the selection process.
Social media can definitely come in handy when you're out of work.