As we've stated before, avoid giving hiring managers and recruiters any reason to reject your resume, and that includes your age, or any factors that could point to your age. While you want to include your educational history, degrees and any particularly relevant courses, projects or certifications, it's best to avoid putting graduation dates alongside these.
Age, of course, shouldn't act as a deterrent in a job search though in many cases ageism, especially in the startup culture that is IT, happena. Make sure you're focusing on what your years of experience can bring to the table, and make sure you're up-to-date on the latest and greatest technology, trends and skills, says Gillis.
"It's about being able to demonstrate your accomplishments. Most IT firms want to know one of two things: Can you make them money or can you save them money? Then they'll want to hire you, regardless of your age," Gillis says.
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