Getting Older

I’m quoted in a piece written by the talented Kristina Monllos about the struggles people, including myself, find themselves having in securing full-time work in the marketing industry now that we’re getting closer to middle age.

If you’re new and want to read more about my journey over the last three years, you can find it all here.

Chris Thilk is 44 years old. It’s been three years since he was let go from full-time agency work, and he has yet to find another full-time gig. That’s not for lack of trying, as he has applied to hundreds of jobs over the years. With 15 years of experience in the business, Thilk believes his age and experience level are hurting, rather than helping him in his quest for a new job.

via ‘Not easy to get a job past 40’: How ageism at agencies affects older employees – Digiday


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