12/30/2013 02:19 pm ET

How Older Job Seekers Can Use Social Media To Find Work

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Today’s older generation—Baby Boomers and earlier Gen X-ers—are met with unprecedented career challenges.

The struggles this age group has experienced range from unexpected layoffs to pursuing newly discovered professional passions. But despite the challenges, this older crew can enhance their job search and overcome some of their hurdles with just a few new social-savvy tips and tricks.

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