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Monday, June 29, 2020

  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Being Overqualified

  • Tips to Share With Senior Job Searchers During COVID-19

  • How to Make the Most of a Career Break

  • Want To Get Hired? How To Use LinkedIn To Meet Recruiters

  • Tip:    Embrace the Alternative — Adding a new layer of adversity for older job seekers
     

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

  • 3 Ways Job Search Has Changed for Those in the 2nd Half of Life

  • A Pandemic Problem for Older Workers: Will They Have to Retire Sooner?

  • Seniors Can Follow a Plan of Action When Looking for a Job

  • What’s Changed About Networking (You May Be Surprised)

  • Tip:    Look Under Every Rock — There are almost as many to find information on companies as there are companies

Monday, June 22, 2020

  • Age Discrimination Laws Don’t Protect Older Women as They Do Older Men

  • 5 Soft Skills Needed To Land Job Opportunities During COVID-19

  • The Part Of The Job Search No One Talks About (That Can Make Or Break Your Success)

  • Job Search During The Pandemic

  • Tip:    Don’t Worry. Be Happy. — As with so much in a job search, happiness is a two-way street

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

  • Thriving at 50+: How to Reinvent and Rebrand Yourself [Podcast]

  • Aging is a Woman's Secret Power — and the Data Proves it

  • 3 Questions Senior Professionals Should Ask A Mentor

  • How to Find a New Job FAST!

  • Tip:    Dealing with ATS Got You Down? — Applicant tracking systems frustrate job seekers more than anything
     

Friday, June 26, 2020

  • 7 Tips for Getting Hired After Age 50

  • Avoid "Winging-It" in Job Interviews

  • Reinventing Your Career? 5 Steps To Assess Your Transferable Skills

  • Landed Out Of Work? Ten Ways To Reset Your Mindset

  • Tip:    Yawn! — Are you as bland personally as your last job title?

Monday, June 15, 2020

  • Long-Term Trends in Employment by Age Group

  • 10 Items You Are Wearing to Work That Are Making You Look Older than You Are

  • Four Tips to Network on LinkedIn

  • Why This Is A Perfect Time To Make A Career Switch

  • Tip:    Guest blog — Job Seekers and Companies on LinkedIn Can Now Instantly See If an Applicant Is a Match for a Role

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

  • Unemployed Over 50: Turning Adversity Into Advantage

  • 5 Ways to Stay Motivated in a Frustrating Job Hunt

  • 7 Positive Steps to Take After a Layoff 

  • How to Choose Your Target Companies

  • Tip:    What’s More Important Than Experience — For older workers, stability may trump experience
     

Friday, June 19, 2020

  • Boomer Job Search Success Affirmations

  • How To Stand Out To Employers When Applying Online

  • Are You Prepared to be an After the Age of 50 Entrepreneur?

  • Coping with Technology Fatigue

  • Tip:    What Are You Worth? — Does that interviewer know that you are the best choice?
     

Monday, June 8, 2020

  • How Older Workers Can Land “Junior” Jobs

  • Resources for Job Seeking in Difficult Times

  • Older Female Employees Face Double Jeopardy During Covid-19 Layoffs

  • 7 Steps to Building a Personal Website That Will Help You Land Your Dream Job

  • Tip:    Can We Talk?   —   A job interview is no time to be modest

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

  • Older Staff Most Likely to Benefit from Work from Home

  • Older Workers Are as Well Situated as Younger Workers to Work Remotely

  • What Older Workers Should Know Before Returning To Work

  • Job Search Secrets Recruiters Won't Tell You

  • Tip:    Be it Ever So Humble — Just a few thoughts about working from home — successfully

Friday, June 12, 2020

  • 40 Tips for Older Job Seekers That Actually Get Results

  • Here’s How To Find A New Job: Survey Says Transferrable Skills Are A Life Raft In The COVID Economy

  • Job Search Tips for Furloughed Professionals

  • Technology in the Workplace

  • Tip:    What Are You Good At? — Maybe it’s time to peel back the onion
     

Monday, June 1, 2020

  • Advocating for Age in an Age of Uncertainty

  • How Can I Re-enter the Workforce After a Long Break?

  • Advice for Ageless Startups, Even in a Pandemic

  • 3 Ways To Position Yourself As A Great Remote Candidate

  • Tip:    Read Those Ads Carefully — Not to make light of discrimination, but…
     

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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

  • The Pandemic Paradox for Older Workers

  • Women Disproportionately Losing Their Jobs During Coronavirus Downturn

  • How Can Older Job Searchers Realistically Change Careers?

  • Zoom Features Tutorial: Answering Your Most Common Questions

  • Tip:    Are You a Joiner? — Professional societies can play an important role in your job search

Friday, June 5, 2020

  • Trends In Workforce Composition, Ageism, And Efforts To Address The Elephant In The Room

  • 4 Ways To Keep Your Job Search Going During The Summer

  • Why Many People Really Start Businesses in Retirement

  • After 20 Years at One Company, an IT Pro (Learned) How to Job Search Again

  • Tip:    Time to Get Personal — Follow the pros when it comes to self-evaluation
     

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

  • Older Workers Face Challenges in Workforce After COVID-19

  • OK Boomer, OK Millennial: Why We’re Not OK At Work Together

  • Second Careers That Stem From a Love of Gardening

  • 3 Tips For Applying To Jobs In A Different Industry

  • Tip:    Can’t Fake This — Facts don’t lie; neither should your resume
     

Friday, May 29, 2020

  • A Devastating Jobs Report For Older Workers

  • Transitioning Careers at 40? Tips for Your Mid-Life Career Change

  • Job Hunting? Beware Of Ghost Jobs

  • How to Ask for a Job—Without Asking for a Job

  • Tip:    In What Direction Are You Looking? — Potential employers are more concerned with where you’re going than where you’ve been 
     

Monday, May 11, 2020

  • Why COVID-19’s Impact on the Job Market Is Far Worse for Older Workers

  • For Workers Over 50, a Job Without Benefits Spells Long-Term Trouble

  • Forget Ageism, Older Workers Now Have to Survive the Coronavirus Economy

  • The No. 1 Mistake Job Seekers Are Making During Covid-19, According to Recruiters

  • Tip:    Good News, Bad News — These are the times that try men’s (and women’s) souls

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

  • Workers 35 Years And Older May Suffer More Job Losses And Chronic Unemployment In The Wake Of COVID-19

  • Older Adults Could Be Our Ticket to Prosperity after the Pandemic

  • Something New for the Readers of Nifty50s

  • How Do I Prove That I'm the Best Candidate in an Interview?

  • Tip:    Story Time — Need something to separate you from the pack? Here’s our story.
     

Friday, May 15, 2020

  • Laid Off? 10 Lessons I Learned From My Job Search

  • The Time to Look For a Job is NOW!

  • 5 Ways to Reignite Your Job Search

  • Everything You Should Know About Mortgage Forbearance

  • Tip:    Connect the Dots — The importance of networking extends beyond the obvious
     

Monday, May 18, 2020

  • Workers Over 50 Hard Hit by Job Losses

  • Look and Sound Your Best on Zoom

  • 4 Phases Of Women’s Careers, Part II: The Potential Of The 40s & 50+

  • 5 Tips For Explaining Gaps In Your Employment History

  • Tip:    An Offer Beckons — Don’t be afraid to ask yourself is this an offer you CAN refuse?

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

  • What to Expect If You Are 55+ in the Post COVID-19 World

  • Should I Accept A Subpar Job Over Being Unemployed?

  • How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 

  • Beliefs Are More Powerful than Skills

  • Tip:    What’s New? — Knowing recent news about a company shows you’re interested
     

Friday, May 22, 2020

  • Baby Boomer Job Candidates: Defeat Ageism With Three Things

  • How to Make a Career Change at 50

  • Is it Possible for the 50-Plus Crowd to Find New Jobs? Experts Say Yes.

  • How to Use Job Boards to Get a Job

  • Tip:    Not So Fast — The two hemispheres of the workplace are not north and south
     

Monday, May 4, 2020

  • This Is How Each Generation Can Freelance During and after the Pandemic

  • Ageism During the Pandemic

  • COVID-19 Job Market Statistics

  • New Ways to Get Ready for the Virtual Job Interview

  • Tip:    Being Conspicuous — You want to be noticed by employers for the right reasons

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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

  • Why More Seniors Are Turning to Entrepreneurship after Retirement

  • “Hole in the Donut” Cultural Blogger – Encore Episode with an Update 

  • Why Millions of Older Workers Will Pay a Big Financial Price — Forever — from the Coronavirus

  • Apply the Resilience Theory to Your Job Search

  • Tip:    At the Beep — Your phone message says more than you think
     

Friday, May 8, 2020

  • Over 60? Welcome to Gig Work

  • Career Change for Midcareer and Older Job Seekers

  • 5 Ways to Find Work in the Pandemic

  • Older Coders Answer the Call to Help

  • Tip:    Back to Basics — Everything old is new again
     

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Monday, April 27, 2020

  • How COVID-19 Impacts Workers Over 50

  • Insights for Older Job Seekers in the Time of Coronavirus

  • Reinventing Yourself After a Job Loss

  • Glassdoor Introduces New Tools to Help People Find Jobs Available Now During COVID-19

  • Tip:    It Goes Both Ways — Learning from life; living from what we’ve learned

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

  • Job Search Tips To Get You Started As We Move Closer To Reopening The Economy

  • How To Successfully Change Careers After A Layoff

  • COVID-19 and Ageism

  • 4 Under-the-Radar Tips for Finding a Job on LinkedIn During COVID-19

  • Tip:    Marketing 101 — Finding a Job… Selling Beer   —   Kinda the Same
     

Friday, May 1, 2020

  • 7 Tips for Getting Hired After Age 50

  • How To Create A Networking Pitch In Three Easy Steps

  • Age Discrimination or Protecting a Vulnerable Employee?

  • 7 Basic Mistakes That'll Slow Down Any Job Search — and How to Fix Them All Today

  • Tip:    Finding Your Comfort Zone — The lockdown has proven that you HAVE to get comfortable with new technology
     

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Monday, April 20, 2020

  • Job Search Tips for Mature Job Seekers

  • Ageism At Work Prominent In The United States

  • 9 Essential Tips for Older Job Seekers Looking for Their Next Awesome Opportunity

  • How Hiring Processes May Change Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

  • Tip:    What Do You Bring to the Table? — Merely reciting your work history won’t cut it anymore

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

  • Laid Off? 4 Tips from Someone Who Has Been Through It

  • Business Networking Isn’t Dead – It’s Not Even in Hibernation

  • “How Do I Convince Others To Take My Career Change Idea Seriously?”

  • Job Search Tips for Mature Job Seekers

  • Tip:    Making Your Job Easier — Seeking help in your job search is not a sign of weakness

Friday, April 24, 2020

  • 3 Benefits Of Working A Temporary Job Following A Layoff

  • Job Searching In The Age Of Social Distancing

  • How to Handle Mid-Career Burnout

  • Accelerate Your Job Search During COVID-19

  • Tip:    Not From Scratch — Older job seekers may need a boost when preparing job search materials

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Monday, April 13, 2020

  • Why 50 is the Absolute Worst Age to Be Unemployed

  • Using Zoom for Job Interviews Right Now Makes an Age-Old Problem Even Worse

  • 3 Keys to Jumpstarting a Stalled Job Search

  • How to Land a Job in a Different Industry

  • Tip: Put Your Job Search in Reverse — You can go forward by going backward

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

  • 4 Ways to Boost Your Chances of Landing a New Job During the Pandemic

  • Saving the Senior Exec's Career

  • Older Job Seeker? Landing a Job Today is About Ability Not Seniority

  • 3 Smart Ways to Attract Recruiters to Your LinkedIn Profile

  • Tip:    Be Prepared — You may be too old to be a Scout, but being prepared is a good thing

Friday, April 17, 2020

  • Navigating the Job Market in Uncertain Times

  • Lose Your Job? Things to Do Now to Be Ready When the Economy Turns Around

  • What To Do When Faced With Career Uncertainty

  • 3 Things You Need To Know About An April Job Search

  • Tip:    So What — Wondering what to include on your resume? 
     

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Monday, April 6, 2020

  • An Outbreak of Ageism

  • Older Jobless at Risk of Becoming Chronically Unemployed

  • Workplace Age Discrimination Could Become Even Harder to Prove in Court

  • Older Members of Society Mostly Seen as Incompetent, Hostile or a Burden, Says Report

  • Tip: First Impressions — If they see you as “old,” how do you see them?

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Wednesday April 8, 2020

  • Older Americans Are Not Expendable

  • Are Companies Still Hiring During the COVID-19 Crisis?

  • As Unemployment Smashes Records, Agencies Say Jobs Are Available

  • 3 Powerful Little Phrases That Show You Need A Career Change

  • Tip:    Are You Good at Sales? — One trait common among top sales professionals can help job seekers as well

Friday April 10, 2020

  • Coronavirus Is Changing Work Forever. Here’s How to Make Ageism a Thing of the Past

  • What Does the Coronavirus Pandemic Mean for Your Job Search?

  • Cover Letter Tips for Older Job Seekers

  • “How Do I Make The Right Career Choice, When I’ve Only Got One Chance To Retrain?”

  • Tip:    It Wasn’t Supposed to Be this Way — Reality has a bad habit of disrupting your plans

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Monday, March 30, 2020

  • Needing to Hire? Think Wrinkles

  • Perfecting Your LinkedIn Profile

  • The 21 Deadliest Jobs in America for Baby Boomers

  • Are We Entering the Era of Soft Skills?

  • Tip: This is a Test — Time to take advantage of being self-quarantined

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

  • Act Your Age! Use Your Years of Experience to Fight Ageism in the Workplace

  • 3 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Hire More Baby Boomers

  • Fear Over The Job Market Prompted Thousands Of People To Upload Their Résumés Online

  • Making the Most of a Temp Job

  • Tip: No Foolin’ — There is no end to the foolish circumstances surrounding job searches

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Friday, April 3, 2020

  • Unemployed? How To Use This Time Wisely

  • 3 Reasons Boomers Need a Side Hustle More than Millennials

  • 5 Stages of Career Grief

  • 3 Science-Based Habits to Boost Confidence

  • Tip: Control Freak — Control the things you can; release the things you can’t

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