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Over the last five years, Helene Grey Kirschner has given lots of advice to people age 50+ who come to the midtown Manhattan library for job coaching. The retired headhunter and AARP volunteer has been known to tell women that they need to lose that bright red lipstick or lighten up on their makeup at a job interview. For the men, it’s usually a suggestion to dress more neatly, "said with diplomacy." Kirschner will help them polish résumés and cover letters, steer them toward the kinds of companies they should pursue, shore up their interviewing skills, and instruct them on follow-up etiquette. … Back to Article

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