Older candidates struggle in job market
The job market has been tough on everyone actively looking for a new career or position. However, one demographic group that has been hit the hardest is older job seekers – people in their 50s or older who have to compete with fresh college graduates despite having decades of experience. People are also expected to work longer as the average retirement age goes up and the recession continues to keep people working.
There are ways to stand out in a competitive job market, even if you are older, although it doesn't come without obstacles. Read through to see how.