Tag archive for ageism

How should a freelancer get a staff gig?

How should a freelancer get a staff gig?

An experienced freelance broadcast producer was having a hard time being taken seriously as he applied for staff positions in ad agencies and the like.  The hiring people viewed his freelance background as a negative. Here is what I told him. Being a producer on…

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On age and beards

On age and beards

Interesting how things come in waves. The new normal seems to be that I am working with people on sharpening leadership skills, business planning, or prepping the “mega-interview” for a dream job.  A year or two back a good number of my individual clients were…

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