How can a person 70 years old get a job? It appears that the 3rd party apps screen me out of any job I apply for. I think this because I have applied in person to many places and they say they’ve never seen my resume.

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hi! I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter.. I'm a coach who helps people
professionally in a couple of different ways--
job search, hiring more effectively, managing and leading, workplace related
issues-- a whole host of different things.. Here's the question for today. ready? lLet
me just get it back on my screen-- how can a person who's 70 years old get a job? it
appears that the third party apps screen me out of any job I apply for. I
think this is because I've applied in person to many places and they tell me
they've never seen my resume." Lett me break this down because there's a lot
that this person is revealing about what they're doing that indicates that the
search is being conducted wrong. number one-- you're applying for a position.
Never EVER apply for a job through an applicant tracking system. always try and
find a relationship that you have within an organization where they can
introduce you to someone who's responsible for hiring for the role. now
let's assume for a second that you're unwilling to do that or you can't figure
out who you know. I'm just gonna remind you of one thing-- you can ask someone who
you know who they know. Now, with that done, let's deal with the "applying for a
job" part of this. The thing that you're doing wrong is your resume isn't making
a case for your candidacy. I dissect searches very simply. if you're not
getting interviews, your resume sucks, your LinkedIn profile and resume may not be
congruent, your resume doesn't make a case for your qualifications or you're
applying because it's something that you're interested in. it's an
aspirational referral. They're not interested in that. They want to see that
your background fits what they care about and, apparently, it doesn't. you
don't have to indicate in your resume that you're 70 by having 40 years of
experience. you can focus on the last 10 and, from there, go "prior experience was
with fill in the blank." Now, "that they never see your resume."The person who
comes out and greets you has never seen the resume.
The system has rejected it as not being a fit or someone has looked at it and
they've hit the Delete key because it was spam to them because it didn't make
a case. Whichever one it is, that's your mistake, not theirs. Thus, what you
need to be doing if you're going to apply for a job is to have your resume
demonstrate in such a way that an eight year old could figure out that you could
do this job, that you can do it. It's really that simple. if you're going to go
through these systems, you have to make the fit obvious in the first third, the
half of the first page. That's it. And, from there, obviously, you have to
interview well but you're not even getting that far.. You're getting screened
out by systems and that tends to be why that happens. Hope you found this helpful.
i'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. Visit my website, TheBigGameHunter.us where there
is much more there to help you. I also want to tell you that if you're
interested in one-on-one coaching, at the site, there's a place where you can
schedule a free discovery call or schedule time for coaching. if you have a
question for me, you can contact me through
wisio.com. That's www.wisio.com/TheBigGameHunter. I'd be very happy to
answer your questions. Next thing, very simply is subscribe to
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Networks,tv or Zingo TV and watch me there. have a great day and be great.

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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 2000 episodes, and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.

Are you interested in 1:1 coaching, interview coaching, advice about networking more effectively, how to negotiate your offer or leadership coaching? Schedule a free Discovery call.

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ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 2000 episodes, and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.

Are you interested in 1:1 coaching, interview coaching, advice about networking more effectively, how to negotiate your offer or leadership coaching? Schedule a free Discovery call.

If you have a quick question for me, you can get it answered with a 3-5 minute video at https://www.wisio.com/TheBigGameHunter. Want to do it live?

If you want to learn how to interview like a pro, order “The Ultimate Job Interview Framework” from udemy.com www.TheBigGameHunter.us/interviews The Kindle and print versions are available on Amazon.

Connect with me on LinkedIn. Like me on Facebook.

JobSearchTV.com
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Join and attend my classes on Skillshare. Become a premium member and get 2 months free.

Watch my videos on YouTube at JobSearchTV.com, the Job SearchTV app for FireTV, Roku or a firestick or BingeNetworks.tv for AppleTV and 90 smart tv platforms.

You can order a copy of “Diagnosing Your Job Search Problems” for Kindle on Amazon and receive free Kindle versions of “No BS Resume Advice” and “Interview Preparation.” If you are starting your search, order, “Get Ready for the Job Jungle.”

 

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Don’t forget to give the show 5 stars and a good review in iTunes. It helps other people discover the show like you did.

Jeff Altman owns the copyright in and to all content in and transcripts of No BS Job Search Advice Radio podcast, Job Search Radio Podcast, The No BS Coaching Advice podcast, JobSearchTV.com ,and other content with all rights reserved, as well as his right of publicity.

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