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Job hunting over 50
Posted on November 25, 2013 by Mrs PF — No Comments ↓
I met up with an ex work colleague on Saturday. She was made redundant in the summer – at 49, with 25 years working for the same employer, things were not looking to be in her favour. Whatever the law may say there is ageism in recruitment and many people over the age of 50 will find it hard to find another job. In my view much of this ageism is because the people recruiting make assumptions about those they are interviewing. For example they might think that someone aged 55 is not going to work for very long, or they might assume that they won’t be very savvy with the technology they will have to use.
This isn’t just about recruiters being unfair, there is some good reasoning behind these assumptions – a lot of recruiters, who might be in their late 30′s or 40′s, will have parents who retired at 55 – that was 10 years ago when final salary…
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