How to Find Work When You're Over 50
Make the Most of your Maturity and Experience to Find the Right JobBook - 2006
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.
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