How to Build a Resume that Combats Ageism with Nickquolette Barrett - Episode #48

Season #5

Episode #48 - How to Build a Resume that Combats Ageism with Nickquolette Barrett


According to a study conducted by AARP, 61% of respondents over 45 reported having seen or experienced age discrimination sometime in their careers. In addition, people 55 and over are the fastest-growing age group in the workforce and are expected to make up a quarter of the employed workforce by 2026. Therefore, knowing how to address the challenges, you may encounter when searching for new employment is essential to set yourself up for success by limiting potential age bias from employers and recruiters. Today on the podcast, my guest Nickquolette Barrett is an expert resume writer, and she’s sharing tips and insights on how to combat ageism on your resume.

In this episode of the Midlife Career Rebel Podcast, you'll discover…


  • Why story telling is an important part of writing your resume
  • What you need to avoid putting on your resume
  • Key things you want to add to your resume.
  • How to build a LinkedIn profile that combats ageism


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About Our Guest:


Nickquolette Barrett  is a Career Coach & Résumé Writer and the founder/CEO of iRock Development Solutions, LLC dba iRock Résumés. Her credibility stems from having a 27+ year corporate career with roles in leadership, corporate training, advertising, sales, and marketing. Nickquolette relates her sound advice from her 22+ year leadership experience. She uses humor and sensitivity as she weaves her contagious enthusiasm and energy into every presentation. If you are looking for a Subject-Matter Expert who will provide knowledge, inspire, and motivate your group, Nickquolette is the one. She won two career industry awards from Career Directors International, is an esteemed member of the Newsweek Expert Forum, and has authored two books “You’re Hired!”, Volume 1 & 2.


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