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2013 2013 2013 <script src="http://platform.linkedin.com/in.js" type="text/javascript"></script><script data-counter="top" data-url="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/10/8-interview-questions-answers-for-older_31.html" type="in/share"></script><script src="http://tweetmeme.com/i/scripts/button.js" type="text/javascript"></script><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"> <a bitly="BITLY_PROCESSED" href="http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php" name="fb_share" share_url="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/10/8-interview-questions-answers-for-older_31.html" type="button_count"></a><script src="http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/connect.php/js/FB.Share" type="text/javascript"></script><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Finternsover40.blogspot.com%2F2009%2F10%2F8-interview-questions-answers-for-older_31.html&amp;layout=standard&amp;show_faces=false&amp;width=450&amp;action=like&amp;font&amp;colorscheme=light&amp;height=35" style="border: none; height: 35px; overflow: hidden; width: 450px;"></iframe></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><g:plusone href="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/10/8-interview-questions-answers-for-older_31.html"></g:plusone></span><br /><img src="http://i787.photobucket.com/albums/yy160/internsover40/interview-1.jpg" style="float: left; height: 138px; width: 177px;" /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">Here are eight sticky questions that older job candidates often encounter—with several appropriate responses to each:</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><b><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">"You appear to be overqualified for this position. Won't you get bored?"</span></b><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">• " You are an excellent company. You deserve excellence in employees. "</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">• " Experience is a great premium today. "</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">• " There is a greater return on your money if I hit the ground running. Less training time."</span><br /><span class="fullpost" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /><b>"This company is on the fast track. Do you think that you can keep up?"</b><br /><br />• " I have stayed on top of the industry and am computer literate. " (Use this opportunity to showcase any training classes or courses you have taken.)<br />• Consider hitting this question head-on by stating politely that you have not noticed any slowdown or stagnancy in attitude or energy.<br /><br /><b>"This is a completely different industry than you were in before. Can you tell us how you will transfer your skills?"<br /></b><br />• " I have accessed your website and have read everything about your company. " (Then, draw some analogy to a previous area of expertise, and relate it to the new company's product or service.)<br /><br /><b>"I have noticed that you have been out of work for over six months. Can you explain this break in employment?"</b><br /><br />• " I tried retirement, and it's not for me. I am a do-er and like to be active. I feel I have many more years of productivity left. "<br />• " I am looking for something different. I am fortunate to be in a position to take time to make sure this job is right for both of us. "<br />• " I have used this time to brush up (or learn) a new skill, and now I am ready to contribute my knowledge and expertise to a viable company such as yours. "<br /><br /><b>"Why do you think you are qualified for this job? I don't see where you have experience that would match our business needs."</b><br /><br />• " My excitement at learning new things never diminishes. With my work experience, I know I will be a quick learner. "<br />• Take this opportunity to point out any skills you have added to your repertoire.<br />Identify a skill you have, and align it to something you would need to do on the new job.<br /><br /><a href="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/06/8-interview-questions-answers-for-older.html">Click here to read part 2 of this article</a></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">Get Your "Ultimate Guide to Job Interview Answers" E-Book Now.&nbsp;</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">Are you struggling with knowing what to say during a job interview? </span><br /><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ePQvpYNiQTw/TN33mGT-s9I/AAAAAAAAC84/fa09CGskXpA/s1600/interview_answers_book_coverrev2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ePQvpYNiQTw/TN33mGT-s9I/AAAAAAAAC84/fa09CGskXpA/s1600/interview_answers_book_coverrev2.jpg" /></span></a><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">Start learning how to ace your next Interview. If you want to know how to <b>Answer Any Question An Interviewer Could Possibly Throw At You!</b><span style="color: red;">&nbsp; &nbsp;<a bitly="BITLY_PROCESSED" href="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/10/ace-your-interview-can-help-you-learn.html"><br /></a></span></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: red; font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><a href="http://internsoverforty.com/2012/03/04/prepare-for-your-interview-like-it-is-the-super-bowl/" target="_blank"><span style="color: red;">1)Buy Now</span>.</a>&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: red; font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><a href="http://internsoverforty.com/2012/03/04/prepare-for-your-interview-like-it-is-the-super-bowl/" target="_blank">2)Learn More</a></span><br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><p style="text-align: center;" align="center"><span style="color: #ff0000;"><b><a href="http://internsoverforty.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/absolutelyneedtodointerribleecontitle.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-2126 aligncenter" alt="absolutelyneedtodointerribleecontitle" src="http://internsoverforty.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/absolutelyneedtodointerribleecontitle.jpg" width="380" height="111" /></a></b></span></p></div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><script src="http://platform.linkedin.com/in.js" type="text/javascript"></script><script data-counter="top" data-url="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/10/8-interview-questions-answers-for-older_31.html" type="in/share"></script><script src="http://tweetmeme.com/i/scripts/button.js" type="text/javascript"></script><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"> <a bitly="BITLY_PROCESSED" href="http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php" name="fb_share" share_url="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/10/8-interview-questions-answers-for-older_31.html" type="button_count"></a><script src="http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/connect.php/js/FB.Share" type="text/javascript"></script><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="http://www.facebook.com/plugins/like.php?href=http%3A%2F%2Finternsover40.blogspot.com%2F2009%2F10%2F8-interview-questions-answers-for-older_31.html&amp;layout=standard&amp;show_faces=false&amp;width=450&amp;action=like&amp;font&amp;colorscheme=light&amp;height=35" style="border: none; height: 35px; overflow: hidden; width: 450px;"></iframe></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><g:plusone href="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/10/8-interview-questions-answers-for-older_31.html"></g:plusone></span><br /><img src="http://i787.photobucket.com/albums/yy160/internsover40/interview-1.jpg" style="float: left; height: 138px; width: 177px;" /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">Here are eight sticky questions that older job candidates often encounter—with several appropriate responses to each:</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><b><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">"You appear to be overqualified for this position. Won't you get bored?"</span></b><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">• " You are an excellent company. You deserve excellence in employees. "</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">• " Experience is a great premium today. "</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">• " There is a greater return on your money if I hit the ground running. Less training time."</span><br /><span class="fullpost" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /><b>"This company is on the fast track. Do you think that you can keep up?"</b><br /><br />• " I have stayed on top of the industry and am computer literate. " (Use this opportunity to showcase any training classes or courses you have taken.)<br />• Consider hitting this question head-on by stating politely that you have not noticed any slowdown or stagnancy in attitude or energy.<br /><br /><b>"This is a completely different industry than you were in before. Can you tell us how you will transfer your skills?"<br /></b><br />• " I have accessed your website and have read everything about your company. " (Then, draw some analogy to a previous area of expertise, and relate it to the new company's product or service.)<br /><br /><b>"I have noticed that you have been out of work for over six months. Can you explain this break in employment?"</b><br /><br />• " I tried retirement, and it's not for me. I am a do-er and like to be active. I feel I have many more years of productivity left. "<br />• " I am looking for something different. I am fortunate to be in a position to take time to make sure this job is right for both of us. "<br />• " I have used this time to brush up (or learn) a new skill, and now I am ready to contribute my knowledge and expertise to a viable company such as yours. "<br /><br /><b>"Why do you think you are qualified for this job? I don't see where you have experience that would match our business needs."</b><br /><br />• " My excitement at learning new things never diminishes. With my work experience, I know I will be a quick learner. "<br />• Take this opportunity to point out any skills you have added to your repertoire.<br />Identify a skill you have, and align it to something you would need to do on the new job.<br /><br /><a href="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/06/8-interview-questions-answers-for-older.html">Click here to read part 2 of this article</a></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><br /></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">Get Your "Ultimate Guide to Job Interview Answers" E-Book Now.&nbsp;</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">Are you struggling with knowing what to say during a job interview? </span><br /><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ePQvpYNiQTw/TN33mGT-s9I/AAAAAAAAC84/fa09CGskXpA/s1600/interview_answers_book_coverrev2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><img border="0" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ePQvpYNiQTw/TN33mGT-s9I/AAAAAAAAC84/fa09CGskXpA/s1600/interview_answers_book_coverrev2.jpg" /></span></a><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;">Start learning how to ace your next Interview. If you want to know how to <b>Answer Any Question An Interviewer Could Possibly Throw At You!</b><span style="color: red;">&nbsp; &nbsp;<a bitly="BITLY_PROCESSED" href="http://internsover40.blogspot.com/2009/10/ace-your-interview-can-help-you-learn.html"><br /></a></span></span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: red; font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><a href="http://internsoverforty.com/2012/03/04/prepare-for-your-interview-like-it-is-the-super-bowl/" target="_blank"><span style="color: red;">1)Buy Now</span>.</a>&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span><br /><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: red; font-family: Verdana,sans-serif;"><a href="http://internsoverforty.com/2012/03/04/prepare-for-your-interview-like-it-is-the-super-bowl/" target="_blank">2)Learn More</a></span><br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="blogger-post-footer"><p style="text-align: center;" align="center"><span style="color: #ff0000;"><b><a href="http://internsoverforty.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/absolutelyneedtodointerribleecontitle.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-2126 aligncenter" alt="absolutelyneedtodointerribleecontitle" src="http://internsoverforty.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/absolutelyneedtodointerribleecontitle.jpg" width="380" height="111" /></a></b></span></p></div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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