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Job Search Advice for Young and Old

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009 | Posted in Blog, Ford Myers, News item

Eve Tahmincioglu over at CareerDiva has a good piece that compares and contrasts the struggles that the under-30 and over-50 crowds go through when trying to find a job. Check it out for some good tips on how older workers can leverage their experience to land a position, and how younger workers can use maneuver themselves into the right job.

As you might expect, both groups are getting frustrated in this job market, which just goes to show that no one is alone in this thing. This environment is going to be challenging regardless of age, location, or line of work. That’s why conventional job search strategies aren’t good enough right now. The ability to adapt will be key.

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Ford R. Myers is an award-winning career coach and President of Career Potential, LLC. He is author of the best-seller, Get The Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring. Ford’s firm helps clients take charge of their careers, create the work they love, and earn what they deserve! He has held senior consulting positions at three of the nation’s largest career service firms. Ford’s articles have appeared in thousands of publications and web sites, and he has been interviewed on every major television and radio network. Ford has also conducted presentations at hundreds of companies, associations and universities. Learn more at

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