Ask Matt: Did I get turned down because I'm over 50?

  • Article by: MATT KRUMRIE
  • Updated: January 27, 2014 - 9:02 AM

Dear Matt: The recruiter said I was perfect for the job — so why, 10 minutes into the interview, did the hiring manager say “I appreciate your interest in the position, but I think you’re overqualified,” and walk me out? This has happened before. Is it my age? If so, what can I do about it?

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