Many companies use ATS with AI technology to pre-screen applicants' resumes before it even makes it to a human.
There is no such thing as 'too old to work'… whether you're 55 or 85, you can work as long as you want when you have the skills and experience.
I would never suggest that anybody stay at a job where they aren't happy. However, I recommend speaking with your employer before quitting your new job.
I understand that you can get down on yourself when things aren't moving as quickly as you need, but stick with it because that perfect job is out there.
You risk burning out by spending too much time on work and not enough time focusing on yourself. Work-life balance is so important because you won't feel burnout happening.
A company wouldn't waste time going through the process if it didn't find it valuable. Being honest during your exit interview will help the organization address inefficiencies and any problems that senior management needs to notice.
You always want to be able to show your employer what you have been working on. Even if it's slow, you can still be productive.
Compensation is not about how hard somebody works. Employers compensate employees based on their positive contributions to the company and what they achieve for the organization.
It takes a lot of courage to change careers and be proud that you’re going through the process. Changing careers is not something you’re going to want to rush into. Take your time and make an intelligent decision.
Allow time for your relationship to develop. Just because things are different, it doesn't mean it's worse. It's different but also creates new opportunities