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Older Job Seekers, Here’s How to Show Hiring Managers You Really Do Want That Junior-Level Role

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Trust Me: I'm a Recruiter by Jaclyn Westlake

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Jaclyn Westlake worked as an agency recruiter and an HR manager in the startup, tech, and finance space for nearly 10 years before branching out into resume writing, freelance recruiting, and career advising. These days, you can find her sharing job search insights on The Muse and blogging about boat life on The Wife Aquatic. She's also an avid paddleboarder, proud plant-based eater, and doting dog mom to a 10-year old dachshund mix named Indiana Jones.

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