I am starting to think something is wrong with me.
I have been in local government for 8 years, and I am trying to pivot out. I have not had any luck with job applications (no interviews). I have redone my resume a number of times to highlight my skills beyond my actual job duties, and nothing.
Is prior experience in a government setting deemed bad by the private sector? My biggest fear is that I will age out (become subject to ageism) quickly and will never be able to make a move.
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