Career Prep: Too Old, or Too Arrogant?
Job search takes practice – just like studying for the SAT. That’s why we came up with daily Career Prep questions to help you “study” for your job search! Here’s today’s question: Gwen is 55. She lost her job 11 months ago. She is convinced that in spite of looking good for her age, she is being discriminated against. She’s been on four interviews. All of them were with managers who were younger than her. “These kids took one look at me and I knew they didn't plan on hiring me," she said. "It was clear they were threatened by my experience.” [poll id="62"] Image Credit: Shutterstock
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I recently worked on a pro bono project for a friend, and it reminded me of a time early in my career and how lucky I was then to get such great advice from the more seasoned pros around me. Advice that ultimately saved me from some major pitfalls. I made mistakes here and there over the course of nearly 20 years of projects, but with each hiccup came a lesson. Here are some takeaways from my lessons learned and all that sage advice.

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