Job Search Tips for Older Job Seekers !

By: Anurag Gupta | In: Job Search Tips | Last Updated: 2010-02-22

The job industry is open to all age groups. Age factor is not something that is much valued. 'Old is gold', more the experience you gain more is your value in the market. People who have worked for 15-20 years but are now unemployed feel depressed that they will not get any job. But this is a wrong notion "Experience Counts". Many industries look for experienced professionals. In the world of cut throat competition GenX is preferred but trained and experienced people always have a treasured place. If you are an experienced person looking for a job, our write up will provide you the tips to find a new job.

Following are the 5 golden tips that will help you in searching your Job

Remain Flexible :- Don't just stick to older notions. Come out of the shell that you were in for the past few years and try out new things. Don't restrict yourself to a particular field rather try out different fields. Example: if you have been in a field of sales, you could move to finance.

Adopt new trends :- Seeing the changing trends of the market, duly update your skills. Try and get the knowledge of new technologies that will help you to prosper in your field and increase your face value in the market. E.g. Get yourself updated with the computer skills.

Search for all the options :- Just grab the job you are offered and meanwhile search for different options as you are qualified enough. Self-assess yourself: your strengths, your capabilities and your skills and then search jobs accordingly.

Be confident about your experience :- Always remember that you hold years of experience that will give an edge over the young job seekers. Instill confidence in yourself but don't become overconfident and overdo things.

Grow your network :- Try and expand your network, talk to nei
ghbors, friends, relatives, etc. and hand over your Resume to them. Also, you could widen your network online by joining different social networking sites. Doing this, will let you improve your chances of finding a job.

Don't consider your age as your barrier. Follow our tips that guarantee that you will find a suitable job even at an older age. Just be a smart player and grab the suitable opportunity.

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