If you're worried that your age will count against you, think again. More employers and recruiters are looking for managers with additional years of experience.
FORTUNE -- We're all familiar with the stereotype: Job seekers in their 50s almost always get shunted aside in favor of young (and believed to be more tech-savvy) go-getters in their 20s and 30s, right?
Well, as it turns out, not so much. When Chicago outplacement firm MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Jul 18, 2012 1:27 PM ET
If the downturn is receding, why is my mood indigo?
By Stanley Bing
FORTUNE -- Spring has sprung. The grass is riz. So it's reasonable to ask where the birdies is. Because I don't know about you, but I don't see no birdies. I'm tense. I'm nervous. I guess you could say that my consumer confidence is sort of ... leaky. Why should that be? All signs point to a slow MOREMay 2, 2012 5:00 AM ET
As job offers become more frequent for recent grads, it's raising a question for the mortarboard set: should you take a sub-optimal offer, or hold out for something better? By Laura VanderkamApr 18, 2012 11:17 AM ET
Scott Gerber is leading a movement to promote entrepreneurship to address youth unemployment. But is one man's enthusiasm enough to keep such a campaign together? By Colleen LeaheyMar 6, 2012 12:25 PM ET
If you already have a job — plus a college degree and some work experience — your chances of getting hired elsewhere are better than they've been in years. Here's where to start looking.
By Anne Fisher, contributor
FORTUNE -- Dear Annie: A friend sent me your recent column about eight signs it's time to quit, and all eight of them apply to me. I would like nothing better than to leave MOREJan 13, 2012 11:40 AM ET
Many companies have traditionally waited until after the holidays to deliver layoff notices. It never hurts to use the busy holiday season to make new contacts just in case.
By Jessica Miller-Merrell, guest contributor
FORTUNE -- The holiday season is upon us. Parties are in full swing and magic is in the air. But you may want to think twice before you fill those stockings to the brim because, come January, a MOREDec 19, 2011 2:34 PM ET
All kinds of employers, from Bank of America to Blimpie, are rolling out the red carpet for returning veterans. What's in it for business, besides a tax break? Putting veterans' valuable skills to work. By Anne FisherNov 10, 2011 12:31 PM ET
The harsh reality is that many job applicants can't find work because they aren't qualified for today's open jobs. By Geoff ColvinSep 8, 2011 12:39 PM ET
Jobs are still hard to come by - unless you're part of the elite group of job seekers who are fielding not one but several competing opportunities at once.
By Vickie Elmer, contributor
FORTUNE -- After he was laid off from his job as Burberry's director of construction in March 2010, Gary Rissler's outlook seemed bleak. "I was tired of hearing 'You're overqualified,' " he says. "I heard that over and over." MOREJul 18, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Men are regaining jobs at a faster clip than women and they are moving into traditionally female-dominated corners of the job market, an apparent about-face from last year's so-called 'mancession.' By Elizabeth G. OlsonJul 15, 2011 11:36 AM ET
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