March 14, 2024
Overcome Ageism in Interview

How can you overcome ageism in interviews?

In our youth obsessed culture, what’s the best way to navigate unconscious bias in interviews? Acknowledging its existence is a good starting point. Many of us have internalised the idea that risk, energy and agility are the preserve of the young. Yet when you reflect more deeply, we all know people in their 20s who crave security and routine, preferring Netflix to running marathons. The reality is, there’s as much diversity in the over 40s as there is in the under 40s.
March 4, 2024
tips for dealing with overqualified issue at interview

5 Tips for dealing with the ‘Overqualified’ issue in interviews

In order to get back into the job market after a career break, many people are applying for roles that don’t require their level of experience and qualifications.  In this situation, how do you avoid running the risk of being overlooked in the recruitment process and rejected on the basis of being overqualified?  The following 5 tips should help: