Jobs for Grown-Ups

Steven J. Greenberg, Forbes.com

Without condoning ageism, we need to admit one uncomfortable truth: Older job seekers often make it too easy for companies to reject them. True, job seekers over 40 often face discrimination and may confront hurdles getting an interview that younger applicants do not. But before putting the spotlight on others, let's examine ourselves, the over-40 job seekers.