Doubling Down on Speaking Out
A recruiter friend (not so much) of mine contacted me and strongly suggested that the experiences I’ve shared and columns I’ve written for Leaping the Chasm have hindered my own search for a regular income. This recruiter believes that outing myself as an over-50 woman who’s been forced to navigate long-term unemployment paints me as a poor job candidate.
I beg to differ.
If anything, my ability to survive long-term unemployment makes me an intriguing candidate. I’m resilient, clever, determined, open and more than ready for whatever comes next. (Not to