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Today is: Wednesday, June 19, 2024   |   Next niftynews: Friday, June 21, 2024

Launching Your Career-Change Job Search

Your process must rely on direct contact with likely employers

by Amy Lindgren at twincities.com

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Being Laid Off at 31
Made Me View Every Job as Temporary

Then I spent 23 years working for 1 company,
only to be laid off again

by Ella Hopkins at businessinsider.com

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3 Mistakes Job Seekers Are Making
On LinkedIn In 2024

The new LinkedIn algorithm rewards the people who are most active on the platform

by J.T. O'Donnell at workitdaily.com

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NIFTY TIP of the DAY 

Don’t Make Them Think
It’s as plain as the nose on your wizened face

➔    There are few areas where this old maxim is more apropos than the job search.  In fact, one of the mantras of a job coach we know is “Don’t make me think.”  Especially for the older job seeker, this is critical. Ducking all references to your age – graduation years, the number of years in the workforce, large gaps in your employment history – will only slow down the average hiring manager.

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TRENDING NOW

The largest share of workers over age 55 are between 65 and 69 years old.

                                                       — MarketWatch

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