Should You Try to Look Younger for Your Job Search?

Robin Ryan, author of "Over 40 & You're Hired"

Age discrimination. Ask any baby boomer who's been job hunting for several months and he'll likely tell you a personal horror story. Although the practice is illegal, many over-40 job hunters report that an employer was excited about them as a candidate -- until they met in person, leaving the candidates with the sneaking suspicion that their age had everything to do with not getting hired.