Age Still a Factor in Job Market
Over 40 and looking for a new gig? You may be in for a long wait. A recent poll of more than 400 executives found that those who were older took significantly longer to find a job than their younger counterparts. In addition, older executives had fewer interviews during their job search than younger ones.
|Contrary to the adage its easier to find a job when you have one, the survey showed older, unemployed executives found jobs more quickly than those who were working.|
|Better Off Without One|
|Job status||Length of search||Number of interviews|
|Not employed||9.2 months||10.5|
Source: Exec-U-Net, Norwalk, Connecticut.