“Out of 1,700 resumes 1,685 people did not get the jobs.”
Larry Slesinger, President and CEO, Slesinger Management Services has some of the best, most straightforward, free information for job-seekers on the web. His Slesinger Management Services is an executive search firm that helps nonprofit organizations in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area recruit talented people for senior management and leadership positions.
In his article, Why Qualified Candidates Don’t Always Get the Best Jobs, Larry itemizes why many qualified people were considered “dead on arrival” as soon as he read their applications.
Although, Larry does not direct any comments at the 60+ job seeker specifically, every nugget is valuable advice for all of us to heed.