Regardless of age, not everyone is tech-savvy. Still, others may be on the cutting edge of new advancements. No matter where you are, be sure that you’re addressing any gaps with technology. Many companies conduct all or portions of the interview remotely so if you’re familiar with FaceTime, but not with Zoom, you’ll need to learn.
According to The Balance Careers, employers seek candidates with the most up-to-date tech skills. When you master them, prepare to share ways you’ve applied it to your work.
Discomfort with a younger recruiter
Engaging with a recruiter younger than you may seem odd at first, but don’t let that stop you. Instead, let it be a chance to “show interviewers that you can work well with young coworkers or a boss who’s younger than you,” according to job search and interviewing coach Thea Kelley. Talking less and listening more can help avoid your recruiter mistaking your tone as condescending. Kelley also says to share expertise with respect and “at the right time and place.”
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