Interviews are awkward enough as it is without the additional challenges facing the more mature job seeker, note consultants Valerie Fontaine and Roberta Kass. They suggest that you anticipate and prepare to handle tough questions and situations with grace. Use humor whenever possible to diffuse uncomfortable situations. Fontaine and Kass discuss ways of handling some specific questions or issues that could come up in your interview, such as questions about a resume gap or facing a much younger interviewer.
Older but Wiser: Handling Touchy Subjects
Special to Law.com
September 14, 2009