Ever think that could be a lack of experience
or at least proven experience? I'm trying a career change as well, I've been sending out resumes to lots of vacancies - no rejection letters for me because I'm not even getting interviews. However I don't put it down to the fact I'm female, I put it down to the fact that I'm competing against fresh grads 20 years younger than me who employers see as cheaper, and the fact that I have zero practical experience in the field whereas those new grads out of fulltime school may at least have an internship under their belt. I am trying another STEM field so the competition is mostly male, the problem is I am retraining through distance learning while holding down a full time job, little opportunity to get practical experience when you still have to pay the mortgage.
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