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When Someone Says You're Too Young for Your Job

Jul 23 202115m listen time


Too young for the job? No such thing! Clare Robson was made Head of Marketing for South Asia at Telstra International right before her 26th birthday. She was more than qualified and delivered stellar results; however, because of her youth, clients consistently overlooked her as the person in-charge. She offers her advice for how you can handle such misunderstandings tactfully, so no one will doubt your value and authority just because of your age.

Gain Actionable Insights Into:

  • How Clare handles the self-doubt that sets in when people underestimate her just because of her youth
  • Steps you can take in interviews and client meetings to prevent your age from being seen as an issue
  • Why you should never take someone misjudging you because of your age personally

Hosted by Pippa Woodhead


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