Monster10 presents...Top 10 Myths For Job Seekers Over 50 !


Top 10 Myths For Job Seekers Over 50 !


   Top 10 Myths For Job Seekers Over 50 !


A Monster 10 Report!

 With the troubled economy that grips the United States age is now a detriment and experience is being replaced and layoffs are now the norm.  The end result is many individuals over 50 are looking for employment.  If you are one of the hundreds of thousands fitting this criteria than this post is for you! 



10- You Can Send Out One Resume A Day!

       “One Resume a day is not going to cut it in this job market you need to send out as many as it takes.…………..!



 9- Your Colleagues Will Be Your Age!

       “In this new job market age is not on the side of the older its for the young expect your new colleagues and managers to be younger and many cases a lot younger...…………....…..!




8- Long Gevity Is A Virtue!

       “Long Gevity in a company has less importance in the new information age with technology changing the work landscape.  In some cases long Gevity can be actually detrimental....………….. ..…..!




7- You Don’t Need Social Media Employment Venues To Obtain Employment!

This myth can hurt you social media is the go to for most companies and if you are not on those websites you can be missing out on a number of employment opportunities..... ....……..!




6- You Will Get Hired Because You Have A Great Deal Of Experience!

     “It depends on what your experience is in.  Just because you have worked for a long time does not mean it will translate to today’s information age ........…..!



5- I’m Too Overqualified For Some Positions!

      “This is a fallacy every and every position that remotely fits your resume qualifications should be applied to especially at the age of 50+.  This also holds true for manual labor jobs as well.…………. ..…..!



4- Hold Fast To Techniques That Worked For You In The Past!

    “This belief will be devastating if you follow it.  Nothing from what got you employment today is applicable.  You need to change to adopt to the information age and thought process that goes along with it...………….. ..…..!



3- You Will Get A Job In No Time At All If You Have Been Fired!

     “This is a myth of epic proportions and the reality is obtaining employment at this age is extremely difficult.  You are not just competing with your age but every age range due to the fact that employment is now a scarcity.  .” …………..!



2- If You Wait For The Perfect Job It Will Come!

       “This is a myth and if you are over 50 this myth can be devastating for any employment opportunities if you are waiting.  In this market apply for everything and anything...………..!.



And The Number 1 Myth For Job Seekers Over 50 Is …………..



Monster Growl Please…………………………….



1-    1-There Is No Age Discrimination!

       “Ding, Ding, Ding, This is a myth and dangerous one at that.  The dirty little secret is that anyone over 50 has an extremely difficult chance to find employment and yes there is definitely age discrimination  …………..!




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