If you’re an experienced job seeker, unfortunately you may find yourself nodding in agreement to this piece.

As pointed out by MoneyWatch, a 55 year-old real estate paralegal dished about losing out on a potential job to a younger applicant. ”She said that because of my 20-plus years of experience, which put me at a much higher salary range, I was losing every job opportunity to someone fresh out of college who these firms could train while paying them half the amount.”

Despite the harsh reality, there are some things an experienced job seeker can do: Work it! Easier said than done and we’re not belittling the topic by any means but there are a few ways to put an upbeat spin to it. Read more