How Not To Act 'Too Old' When Job Hunting

Miriam Salpeter
older workers
older workers

Can you get a job if you're more "experienced," read: older? It is a tough market out there, but baby boomers can overcome ageism and land opportunities. Successful candidates plan ahead to help conquer potential objections before they become insurmountable obstacles.

Here are some tips for older job seekers to consider:

1. Update your resume. You cannot expect anyone to hire you when your resume harkens back to the dinosaur age. There are many ways to tweak and transform your resume so you appear to be a modern candidate:

2. Try a new typeface. Georgia, Calibri, Tahoma or Geneva may help give your resume a bit of a facelift.