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Over 40 & You're Hired!

3.6 of 5 stars 3.60  ·  rating details  ·  30 ratings  ·  10 reviews
A vital new job search approach customized for people over forty- from the author of 60 Seconds & You're Hired!
With unemployment hitting all time highs, the over- forty crowd is struggling to land new jobs. America's top career counselor offers her market-tested program that shows readers how to effectively stand out and appeal to employers amid age discrimination an
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ebook, 256 pages
Published December 29th 2009 by Penguin Books (first published January 1st 2009)
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Elizabeth
Other than the absolutely horrible intro where you feel bad for aging, this book gives some great tips on capitalizing on the skills and experiences gathered by time in the field. I've enjoyed doing the exercises and discovered some skills that I didn't think would be important but might turn in to great selling features during an interview. The website connection is very helpful as well providing access to useful tools to build power words and confidence.
Kathleen Rainwater
I work with a lot of people who are WAY over 40 and searching for a new job. Career counselor Robin Ryan has great advise. I listened to this book and it was engaging and educatioal. Robyn reveals search strategies that take advantage of your strengths. She offers valuable information on how to access the “hidden job market” and explains how create targeted resumes and cover letters. She admits that you need to be prepared for hiring managers who are younger than you, and concerned about your ag ...more
Phillip
Lots of good job hunting tips.
Maureen Saltarelli
Jul 12, 2011 Maureen Saltarelli rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone over 40 at every income level
Recommended to Maureen by: No one
I am going to read this book again, i sorta ran thru it quickly as to determine if it was worth my full attention. Since I do think its worth it, i will go thru this again. Its a diverse book in terms of salary ranges, however, it does start out high on the salary ranges.
A person in the "middle income" bracket will only benefit from the ideas not getting that lowest example salary range. To this point I was disappointed.
Kathryn
This book is marketed more for the executive who earns a higher income than most, but the tips in this book can apply to many positions that one applies for. I wish I read this earlier, but will put some of these tips into use, if my 2nd interview w/ a company doesn't work out.
Paul Groinus
Oct 29, 2010 Paul Groinus rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 40+ who are out of touch
Unless you have been hiding out in a cave this last decade, most of this advise is common sense. There are a few good tips; worth skimming through.
Donna
Very good book for older people looking for a job. Tell how to update your appearance and other good info.
Mckinley
Does start out a bit like an info-mercial, but some good tips and advice.
Lori Grant
A should-read book on job hunting and resumes in managing your career.
shawn stapleton
Got back into the Hotel Business
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