Like millions of other people, I lost my job due to the economic downturn caused by the pandemic. My story isn’t unique in that regard. I am also a member of the Gen X generation and am now 50.

I have more than enough formal education for any position for which I am applying and the student loans to go with it. I have an extensive employment history with glowing references. According to LinkedIn, I am a top applicant for many of the hundreds positions for which I have applied. Yet, I am finding my applications aren’t being taken seriously.

Bentley Davis

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