If you don't want to be seen as too seasoned and too expensive, don't include the line that nearly every Baby Boomer features on their resume.
Can you guess what the line is?
It's "20+ years of experience in [YOUR SPECIALTY HERE]" ...or 25+ years or 30+, or whatever.
Instead of spouting the YEARS that you've been in circulation, share your RELEVANT STRENGTHS for the position and WHY your past accomplishments MATTER for the opening.
Companies simply DON'T CARE about your longevity beyond what's requested. Sure, they want someone with the required number of years of experience for their position (which usually tops out at 10 years), but what they really want to know is what you CAN and WILL do for them.
The bottom line: Promote your strengths, NOT your years!
Argue with me if you disagree or share your thoughts! It's great to hear different perspectives. Please share this tip with others. Thanks, Kathy
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