Dating someone on the job
I have even left off my 6 years in the US Army with 1.5 tours in Vietnam- which would instantly give away my age. I have also included this summary on my Linkedin profile- again leaving out dates before 2005.I recently left my employer to take a voluntary severance package, thinking I could get a job closer to home.I’m seeing so many companies that try to show how hip they are and they show nothing but young 20 something people in their ads…Yes, age discrimination is rampant even though it is illegal, because guess what? Nice to see the HR folks here giving advice on how to deal with it, so we can be completely clear who is doing the discriminating.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, workers age 40-65 face increased discrimination in the workplace (download the CDC’s brief, .Those excuses of HR departments needing to conform to expectations are just the types of things people have said for centuries to rationalize for themselves.Don’t worry, it will all be fine until you are old, too, one day.Use these benefits to your advantage to land the job you want. I am applying for jobs at my current jobs to move from part-time to full-time. I am my 50″s will a wealth of experience and credentials. Completely agree with the ageism/implicit bias of many recruiters and companies to workers, like myself, who are deeply experienced (45 years)- but hesitant to include dates going back before 2005.One suggestion, provided to me by a terrific resume coach, was to include a section on my resume titled “Previous Experience” with only a one liner eg “Partner at XYZ” or “VP Operations at xxx”, but no specific dates .
I also applied for a temporary job and was told I was over qualified, even though I was perfectly happy to accept a position with less responsibility.