6 Ways for Older Workers to Impress Hiring Managers

Read these tips before your next job hunt.

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Pass your knowledge on. Companies want older workers willing to coach and mentor younger workers. "We're basically looking for the ability to share ideas, good interpersonal skills, and good communications skills," says Walter Caldwell, manager of staffing resources at the Aerospace Corp. in El Segundo, Calif. "Not only do we have to come up with solutions, we have to be able to explain how we got to a certain point and explain what needs to be done to fix a problem."