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Am I Overqualified Or Too Old?

Dear Experts, Down at the Bay area in California, it seems every company only wants to hire those 30 and under. Isn’t overqualified a euphemism for you’re too old? Am I overqualified or too old, and does it even make a difference? Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter: Q#418 Sadly, it often is. That's why you need to show how the additional experience makes you the best candidate. (@gradversity) Q#418 Is that your perception or reality? It's illegal to refuse hire to someone based on age. (@beneubanks) Q#418 Older workers typically have broader, deeper careers that make them over-qualified. (@teenarose) Q#418 When your skills = employer needs, they hire. Know the value *you* alone bring to their unique issues - research. (@EmilyBennington) Q#418 Overqualified is not too old. You might have 2 much experience for those roles. U will need to modify resume as u apply. (@DebraWheatman) Q#418 Convey value U bring & stop worrying about labels. They R not "buying" coz UR not selling what employer seeks. Chg approach. (@DawnBugni) Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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It's beginning to look a like Christmas! Well, not quite yet. But if you're looking to make some extra cash during the holiday season, now is the time to begin searching as seasonal jobs are starting to be posted.

According to the website Snagajob, 27% of companies that hire employees for the holiday season begin their recruitment efforts in August. In addition, Snagajob reports that there is money to be made during the holiday season as seasonal workers earned an average of $15.40 an hour in 2018. With that in mind, here are some options to consider if you're looking for a seasonal job for the holiday season.

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