As “-isms” go, ageism – particularly when it manifests itself as a bias against older, senior-level candidates and employees – can find itself relegated to being of lesser importance, not as serious as some of the other “-isms”. After all, ageing is something we all acquire through the simple act of living. It can be perceived as the demotic “-ism,” [...]
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Some studies suggest that older workers are favoured in their access to managerial roles and many executive recruiters highlight the importance of extensive experience in senior level roles. Yet, we have spoken with two senior executives just today who can see no other reason for not getting their foot in the door with a new company than… their age. There is no question [...]
We’re all prisoners of time and we all become older as each day goes by. Probably, you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover (ok, the image we've used may be a tad over the age range of our typical client, but you get the idea!); however, most people do, especially potential employers. In your job search there will be [...]
https://www.executiveconnexions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Isyourageholdingyoubackinyourjobsearchandwhatcanbedone.mp3 Transcript Louise: Hi there, this is Louise from Executive Connexions. My role is engaging with recruiters in order to introduce our clients to them. I am joined today by my colleague Daniel. Daniel is responsible for connecting with our senior executive clients and helping them to better understand our career coaching services. This podcast is entitled: Is your age holding [...]
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 [...]