How To Overcome Ageism in Your Job Search
In this session you will learn how to overcome age discrimination during the job search process. If you’ve been in the workforce for a while, the chances are good that you’ve seen or experienced ageism in the workplace—as two out of three workers between ages 45 and 74 have, according to AARP. People often think it’s most prevalent for employees 50 or older, but it can start even earlier.
What we’ll cover during the session:
- What to say when ask age-related questions
- How to answer, “How much longer do you hope to work?”
- Technology tips that every 40+ job searcher should already know
- Critical ageism tactics to incorporate in your job search
- What are illegal questions and what to say in the interview
- How to find the right company that embraces your experience and knowledge
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Lisa R. Ealy, MBA, MPTh, SHRM-SCP is a powerful and charismatic coach, mentor, speaker, minister, and #1 best-selling author who has deposited words of encouragement and wisdom in the lives of many. She is a certified Leadership and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion professional and known as the “6-Figure Success Mentor.”
After Lisa was laid off twice in two years and landed eight jobs from the hidden job market without a recruiter or even seeing the jobs advertised anywhere online, she learned one crucial thing about the hidden job market; you must have a system and accountability. Subsequently, she developed her DREAM Formula, which she has shared with thousands as president and CEO of Dare2Dream. Now hundreds have used the formula to land in a high-paying 6-Figure career earning between $10k and $45k more annually in as little as 4 weeks.
Since having secured her own 6-figure job in 4 weeks she specializes in showing job searches 40+plus how to do the same. Coach Lisa can give you your own custom step-by-step plan to start getting paid and land your own 6-figure dream job or business with the DREAM Formula TM
Lisa is the author of Real Girlfriend’s Prayer Devotional Journal, and co-author of, Speaking My Truth: Stories that Inspire, Empower, Heal and Transform. Lisa has appeared in and keynoted for LADDERS, Women Owned Law, SpeakerCon, Morgan State University Toastmasters, Inspire Many Summit, Prince George’s County Workforce Development Center, Executive Women’s Success Panel, Kingdom Fellowship AME, Olivet Institutional, and St. John Baptist Churches, Barnes Distribution, PolyOne and countless other organizations, stages, and podcasts. She also is a licensed and ordained minister.
With a life goal is to share her blessing by teaching professionals how to secure 6-figure dream careers, businesses and lives to live bigger while fulfilling their purpose. Connect with Coach Lisa and get the exact steps to live your purpose, improve mindset and manifest 6-figures. Lisa@dare2dreamcareers.com or Support@Dare2DreamCareers.com | www.LisaEaly.com Get a Free Gift http://bit.ly/LisaEalyFreeGift
The 40Plus Monday Morning Speaker Series is sponsored by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA). FCEDA's Talent Initiative Program provides great resources to connect our 40Plus members to hiring companies, agencies and non-profits across Northern Virginia through https://workinnorthernvirginia.com/.
Due to the continuing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, this will be a VIRTUAL MEETING!! Please register online to receive instructions about logging in to the Zoom session. Login instructions will be emailed to all participants who register for the session.