Older candidates need to clearly demonstrate their fit for the position, the ways their skills and experience will benefit the manager's goals, and how they, as unique individuals, will add value to the organization.
In order to be a successful in your job interview, you'll need to meet typical stereotypes head-on. Although they'll remain unsaid, such prejudicial considerations are likely to be a deciding factor in your chances for success. I suggest taking a proactive approach.
Far too many job-seekers over 50 are feeling the weight of all the bad news regarding their chances for finding work. But a sense of optimism and a positive outlook are critical to presenting yourself with confidence.
Regardless of the challenges grey hair brings, there are certain key strategies you can use that will highlight your skills, stress your professional strengths, and make you attractive to potential employers.