Getting older _and_ better

Other Writings for Mar. 14, 2007

Joe Grimm of the Detroit Free Press, who writes the Ask the Recruiter column for the Poynter Institute, has a letter today from a journalist in Silver Springs who asks, "Is age hurting my job search?"

"I'm looking at a great 25-year career with honors and a dead end as far as job prospects....," she writes. "I've got more experience than most candidates, and I've got a resume to match, yet for the past two years ... I've been unable to land a top-level management job.

"So tell me. Is it age? ...Do I simply resign myself to having reaped the [read more]