How to Find Work When You're Over 50

How to Find Work When You're Over 50

Make the Most of your Maturity and Experience to Find the Right Job

Book - 2006
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This book will help if you want to: find work but feel your age may be a limiting factor; and concentrate your job-hunting efforts in areas that genuinely welcome older people. Use it to: present your past experience in the best light; find places that advertise jobs specifically to older people; learn how to use modern technology to apply on-line or send off your details electronically; answer difficult questions on application forms or during interviews; prepare for telephone interviews; layout your letters and CVs most effectively; discover what changes are taking place to pension law and to age discrimination legislation; and identify a range of alternatives to conventional employment including running your own business or voluntary work.
CONTENTS:
1. Working with a computer
2. Knowing what you want to do
3. Finding vacancies
4. Is this the right job for you?
5. Applying in writing
6. Producing a CV
7. Application forms
8. Online applications
9. Convincing at interview
10. Should you take the job?
11. Glossary of job hunting terms

Publisher: Oxford : How To Books, c2006.
ISBN: 9781845280987
1845280989
Branch Call Number: 650.140844
Characteristics: xi, 175 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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