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February 20, 2017

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Danna Blum

But then, what do you do when in the interview you're asked questions like "how long are you going to keep working?", or even "how old are your kids?". Sadly, ageism is alive and well.

Sarah Charton

I've given this advice to colleagues, to their deep dismay. Truth is, the concern isn't only ageism: listing 30 years of experience will likely result in a resume that's over three pages long, which no one will read because no one has that kind of time or attention span.

Tl;dr, keep your resume short, deliver the knockout punch on the first page.

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