If you perceive age or experience to be a barrier in your executive job search, we suggest ‘putting on the blinkers’, and focusing on your value to the role. Many recruiters are shocked at the general lack of preparation, poor CV and an inability to communicate achievements; get this right and you’re a strong candidate for the role, regardless of what you perceive might be limiting factors.
Age. Is it just a number? [Podcast]
About the Author: Steve Nicholls
Managing Director at Executive Connexions. A career development coach with 20 years of career coaching experience, Steve specialises in helping talented senior executives and managers to achieve their full potential and forge meaningful careers. Author of 'Reverse Headhunting' (http://bit.ly/ReverseheadHunting)