50 or Older? Your Ultimate Job-Hunt Guide

looking for work after 50Anyone over the age of 50 who claims to be hard hit by the recession isn't wrong: According to recent data, people born between 1946 and 1964 have lost the most earning power following the recession.

But the 50-year-old who claims that “no one wants to hire someone my age” would be wrong.

If you're 50-plus and have experienced a job loss, or you're simply looking to switch gigs, take heart in the fact that your career isn't over. We spoke to two experts—as well as a few people who've been there themselves—for dos and don'ts advice on how older workers can better market themselves in today's job search ... and get hired.

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