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    “The ideal candidate is a digital native who understands beautiful design, thoughtful UX, digital strategy, and client interaction.”“3 to 7 years leading or participating in business or technology projects, preferably in a consulting environment.”“We’re a team of energetic, young professionals that share a love for dogs, beaches, sunshine, and...
    Our career columnist,  John Tarnoff is here with this month's insights on winning strategies for landing a job. Struggling with a Job Search? The common threads in this month's career-related comments on the AGEIST group reflect the sense of desperation, frustration, and anger people our age experience navigating the job search...
    This may seem like a click-bait alarmist statistic. ProPublica based their research on people over 50 who have had a stable job for 5 years or more. Meaning, sometime within 15 years you will either be laid off, or forced out. If you are nearing 50 or over 50...
    Getting Past the AI Firewall, How to Reinvent a Career and What Are My Skills? Hi, AGEIST readers, it’s John Tarnoff, your second-act-career Dear Abby. Let’s dive into some of this month’s questions.Isabelle wants to know the story on applying for a job and  “getting past the AI firewall when...
    After a successful career in the fashion industry, Barbara Warren found herself at a crossroads. Armed with skills and experience - including launching a successful fashion brand -  she was optimistic about her job prospects. "I thought: 'I built businesses. I can create and I can analyze. I have so...
    With the topic of age discrimination in the workplace top of mind, some have assumed that women are impacted more than men. The findings of a recent study may surprise you.Age discrimination in the office may not affect both genders equally, and in one important respect, older women actually...
    With all the depressing tales of ageism we hear, it’s refreshing to hear a positive story. This one came to us courtesy of Brett Callow of Emsisoft, an antivirus company that eliminated bias from the hiring process.“I thought that you might enjoy hearing about a company at which age isn’t...
    We all spend the early years of our lives essentially as sponges — soaking up everything we see, hear, taste, and feel, without prejudice or agenda. As we grow up, various pressures conspire to avoid the risk of failure, and to build a protective shell around our fragile egos.The...
    Hi, AGEIST readers, it’s John Tarnoff, your second-act-career Dear Abby.There’s been a lot of discussion recently about the Age Discrimination Employment Act, and whether it’s doing its job when it comes to age discrimination.Like the majority of employees it is designed to protect, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act is...
    What keeps life interesting is the frisson of the unexpected, the you-can’t-make-this-up quality that sometimes stops us in our tracks.If you were to imagine a gay matchmaker, it’s a pretty safe bet your mind would conjure up an older gay man in the heart of the West Village. The...