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Monday, March 1, 2021

  • The New World Of Job Searching

  • Older Workers Are Suffering More — But All Is Not Lost

  • The Pros and Cons of Working in Retirement

  • Tip:    A Different Lens — New job. New company. New perspective.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

  • 12 Workplace Behaviors That Are Aging You by a Decade

  • Yet Another Hurdle for Women at Work: Their Age

  • Avoiding Employment Scams: Red Flags And Tips For Job Hunters

  • Tip:    That Faraway Look — And you thought driving across town was a long commute
     

Monday, February 22, 2021

  • Ageism in the Job Search

  • Why Your Online Job Search Strategy Is Failing You 

  • How to Change Careers Without Getting Ruled Out as a “Hiring Risk”

  • Tip:    Are You a Change Agent? — There is a lot to consider when changing careers

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

  • How Older, Low-Income Adults Can Get Skills and Jobs

  • 3 Profitable Home Businesses Launched in the Pandemic

  • Want a Strategic Job Search Plan That Works? Here’s How to Get Started

  • Tip:    Here’s Your Change — Job seeking has changed. Deal with it.
     

Friday, February 26, 2021

  • How the Pandemic Made the Last Acceptable Prejudice Worse

  • Older Jobseekers Falling Through the Cracks in Silent Crisis

  • Why It’s Easier To Get A New Job When You Have A Job (And What To Do If You Don’t)

  • Tip:    Throwing You a Line — Is there a Lifeboat Job in your future?
     

Monday, February 15, 2021

  • How to Fight Ageism in Your Job Search

  • He Advised Major Companies… Now He Works With Aspiring Athletes

  • Reddit to the Rescue?

  • Tip:    The Whole Nine Yards — There’s a lot more that goes into today’s job search than a spiffy resume

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

  • Older Workers Are Being Pushed Out Of The Job Market

  • Over 50s Increasingly Concerned That Their Job Prospects Are Dismal

  • Steps for Successful but Unhappy Professionals to Find Meaning

  • Tip:    Of Course You Do — In today’s competitive job market, expectations are running high
     

Friday, February 19, 2021

  • 6 Tips for Older Workers Who Want to Get a New Job This Year

  • Effective Networking for Career Changers

  • How To Fight Back Against Job Search And Interviewing Fatigue

  • Tip:    Out of the Darkness — Good lighting can brighten your chances of success in Zoom calls
     

Monday, February 8, 2021

  • AARP & Public Private Strategies Launch the Small Business Resource Center for 50+

  • How To Successfully Pull Off A Dramatic Career Switch During COVID-19

  • 6 Ways Stress Affects Your Body More After 60

  • Tip:    A New Day — There is so much that’s different in today’s job market

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

  • 8 Signs That It’s Time for You to Unretire

  • Switching Careers Doesn’t Mean Starting Over

  • Plan Now for Your Post-Pandemic Comeback

  • Tip:    Are You Worth Your Stripes? — What’s good for the goose may not be good for the gander
     

Friday, February 12, 2021

  • It’s Time to Hire the Long-Termed Unemployed

  • Growing Older Is Not Awful; Ageism Is

  • Resume Keywords And The Applicant Tracking System: What You Need To Know

  • Tip:    Random Thoughts — Recruiters chime in on today’s job market
     

Monday, February 1, 2021

  • Ageism Threatens Crisis for Older Workers in Redundancy

  • When Workplace Bias Training Ignores Age Bias

  • When COVID-19 Opens a Career Opportunity (or Two)

  • Tip:    Screening Process — Thanks to the Covid most first-round job interviews will now be digital

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

  • Advice for Mature Job Seekers

  • Empowering Older Workers Through Rapid Reskilling

  • How To Say It: I want a second-chance interview

  • Tip:    Dollars and Sense — Perhaps the most difficult part of any job search is the money
     

Friday, February 5, 2021

  • How To Identify Your Next Career Move

  • Job Search: Age Discrimination or Convicted Felon?

  • Change Your Voicemail Greeting When You Job Search  

  • Tip:    New Numbers — There is only one number important to job seekers
     

Monday, January 25, 2021

  • Combating Ageism as an Older Worker

  • I Just Got Laid Off. Why Did I Get a List of All My Co-Workers’ Titles and Ages?

  • 3 Resume Tips To Avoid Being Overqualified For A Job

  • Tip:    It’s a Stat, Jack — The case for hiring older workers is backed by hard numbers

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

  • COVID-19 and the Future of Aging: What Older Workers Need

  • How to Make Your Severance Last

  • 10 Ways to Master a Virtual Career Fair (+ Questions to Ask)

  • Tip:    Language Barrier — Job seekers need to speak in a language the employer understands
     

Friday, January 29, 2021

  • A 2021 Reality Check In for the 50+ Crowd with John Tarnoff [Podcast]

  • Over-50s Who Lose Jobs Much More Likely to Stay Unemployed

  • Resume Tips for Career Changers 

  • Tip:    Tools of the Trade — Here are some beneficial tools to help you in your job search
     

Monday, January 18, 2021

  • “I’ve been laid off 26 times!”

  • 7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021

  • Forced to Work Past Their 60s and 70s, Seniors Have Been Hit Harder by COVID-19 Economy

  • Tip:    The Elimination Game

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

  • How to Get a Job in 2021 If You’re Over 50

  • Older Job Seekers Are Having More Trouble Finding Jobs

  • Generation X has Entered the Over 55 Career Insecurity Zone

  • Tip:    Detective Work — Being a little bit clever in your job search can go a long way

Friday, January 22, 2021

  • Older Job Seekers Find Experience, Education May Not Be Enough in Pandemic

  • Middle-Aged Workers, Especially Women, Have Harder Time Finding Work

  • Job Search Trends Expected To Continue In 2021

  • Tip:    Assess Mess — Assessment tests can benefit employer and applicant alike
     

Monday, January 11, 2021

  • Age Diversity Forum

  • 2021 Uncertain Predictions for Those Over 50 Years of Age

  • Top Developments in Workplace Discrimination Law of 2020

  • Old School: The Go-To Site for Anti-Ageism

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • Extended Unemployment and More Challenges Older Workers Face in 2021

  • Advice for Older Job Seekers

  • “Changing Career Feels Too Daunting. Will I Ever Find A Way To Make It Work?”

  • Tip:    Guest blog:   Play Dates or Gap Years?
     

Friday, January 15, 2021

  • Baby Boomer Job Search Strategies in 2021 

  • LinkedIn is Key to the Modern Job Search: Here’s How to Use It Effectively

  • Do Professional Women Over 50 Have An Expiration Date? How Gendered Ageism Sabotages Women’s Careers

  • Tip:    Guest blog:   What a Boomer or GenXer Can Learn From a Millennial
     

Monday, January 4, 2021

  • How to Get a Job in 2021

  • Resume Tips for Older Job Seekers

  • Both Men And Women Schmooze For Jobs, But Only Women Have To Scout

  • Tip:    The Time is Now… Or is it? — Timing is one thing that’s probably beyond your control

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

  • The New Career Cycle Is Here...And It Looks Vastly Different. Ready?

  • At My Age, It’s Time to Fight Everyday Ageism — Especially When I’m Guilty of it

  • 6 Tips For a Successful Video Interview

  • Tip:    We’re Positive About This — How to make a tough job search a bit easier
     

Friday, January 8, 2021

  • Unemployed Older Workers Often Face Discrimination, Making A Bad Situation Much Worse

  • Will 2021 Be the Year of the Older Woman?

  • How to Raise Money for a New Business These Days

  • Tip:    The Good, The Bad and the Ugly — Job titles and descriptions and other realities of the 2021 job-search world
     

Monday, December 28, 2020

  • Systematic Exclusion Of 50+ From The Workplace Requires Action

  • 4 Things To Know Before Taking A Lower-Level Position

  • How To Post and Engage On LinkedIn

  • Year-Ending Thoughts About The Pandemic

  • Tip:    Lowering the Curtain — This time of year lends to reflection
     

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

  • Think About 2021 Goal-Setting Differently

  • The Top 10 LinkedIn Profile Headlines from Job-Search Experts

  • Rebrand Yourself in a New Career with These 8 Easy Steps

  • NiftyNote

  • Tip:    Starting A New — If ever a fresh start for a new year was needed, this is it.
     

Friday, January 1, 2021

  • Happy New Year

  • Have a Great 2021!

Monday, December 21, 2020

  • For Boomers Going — or Going Back — into Business

  • Over-50s Beat Jobs Crisis by Becoming Their Own Bosses

  • 3 Powerful Networks You May Not Know You Have

  • 5 Ways To Maximize Informational Interviews – And Pet Peeves To Avoid

  • Tip:    How to Spend the Holidays — There are many things the 50+ job seeker can do now

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

  • More Older Workers Are Retiring and Dropping out of the Labor Market

  • COVID-19 and the Future of Aging: Workforce Trends

  • 70-Year-Old Taco Bell Employee Gifted More Than $6,000

  • NiftyNotes

  • Tip:    The 5-Year Plan — The year 2020 makes this question sound ridiculous
     

Friday, December 25, 2020

  • Merry Christmas

Monday, December 14, 2020

  • Five Steps For Nailing Your Video Interview

  • Number of Unemployed People in UK Over 50 Rises by Third

  • How to Account for Résumé Work Gap Caused by Pandemic

  • 8 Tips to Balance Your (Job Search - ed) With a Side Hustle

  • Tip:    Holiday Myths — Job seeking during the holidays isn’t necessarily what you’ve been told

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

  • Being Good at Your Job Won’t Stop Age Discrimination

  • Job Applicants Under Age 24 And Over 55 Most Impacted By Age Bias: These Five Tips Can Help

  • Things Career Related

  • 5 Tips To Find And Land A New Job In 2021

  • Tip:    You’re Nobody — You spent a lot of time branding yourself, why throw it away?
     

Friday, December 18, 2020

  • Older Americans Face Age-Related Employment Challenges Amid Pandemic

  • How to Stay Fresh in Your Encore Career

  • Age Discrimination Gets Real: Lessons From the Last Recession

  • Recognize Red Flags in a Job Description

  • Tip:    Tech Mess — Evidence to the contrary, they still think were all thumbs technologically
     

Monday, December 7, 2020

  • Some Tips for Older Workers to Weather Hard Times

  • How To Land A New Job In Tough Times

  • Discarding Ageism to Harness the Experience of Older Workers

  • How To Successfully Change Careers After A Layoff

  • Tip:    Are You Willing? — You might be needing a date for the “junior” prom

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

  • Insider Gives Top Resume Tips For Older Job Applicants

  • 6 Ageist Interview Questions and How to Respond

  • 6 Places on Your LinkedIn Profile Where You Can Explain a Career Change

  • 5 Steps for Using Transferable Skills to Move to a New Industry

  • Tip:    It’s Never Easy — That’s why they call it netWORKing
     

Friday, December 11, 2020

  • Older Workers Are Just As Keen On Learning As Younger Workers

  • Policies to Improve Workforce Services for Older Americans

  • Laid Off and Out of Ideas — How to Get Back in the Game

  • 4 Surefire Signs You've Been “Ghosted” After the Interview

  • Tip:    Up and At ‘Em — Being a “morning person” can set the tone for the rest of your day
     

Monday, November 30, 2020

  • A Compelling Case for Age Diversity in the Workplace

  • Upskilling and Reskilling for the Digital Workplace

  • Why Companies and Skilled Workers Are Turning to On-Demand Work

  • How To Develop Confidence To Fuel Your Job Search

  • Tip:    This Time It's Personal — Every job is different; every applicant is different

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

  • How To Beat Age Bias In Your Job Search

  • Networking for Success

  • How To Build Back Your Confidence After Losing a Job

  • Should Job Candidates Use Social Media To Connect With Their Interviewers?

  • Tip:    There is No Holiday from Job Search — There are some simple strategies that help the job seeker
     

Friday, December 4, 2020

  • Older Americans Face Age-Related Employment Challenges Amid Pandemic

  • How to Get a New Job Quickly After Being Laid Off

  • Networking for Success

  • Leverage the LinkedIn Algorithm to Boost Your Personal and Business Profile

  • Tip:    Those Who Ask, Get — Don’t be shy about asking critical questions
     

Monday, November 23, 2020

  • 7 Offbeat Jobs That Can Make You a Buck After 60

  • Get(ing) Older and Younger Professionals to Network Together

  • Mastering the Millennial Mindset and Beyond

  • How To Respond To Job Openings On LinkedIn

  • Tip:    Do You Have BCE? — You can’t “Google” experience

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

  • A Roundup of Business Startup Programs for People 50+

  • How to Explain Gaps in Your Resume

  • 5 Benefits of Volunteering During a Job Search

  • 3 Ways To Avoid The End Of Year Slump

  • Tip:    Casting a Broader Net — The competition facing older workers is starting to stack up
     

Monday, November 16, 2020

  • Does Talent Acquisition Have a Dirty Little Secret?

  • What Should & Shouldn't Be In Your LinkedIn Profile

  • Do You Have the Competitive Edge of Fortitude?

  • How Can I Get Feedback After Being Rejected for a Job?

  • Tip:    Do the Math — Stress duration, not age

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

  • You Only Need To Do These Five Things To Succeed In Your Job Hunt

  • Insider Gives Top Resume Tips For Older Job Applicants

  • Christmas Jobs Will Be Available this Season

  • Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, Recruiters Are Focusing on Human Connection

  • Tip:    Heads up, Preppie — Make preparation part of everything you do
     

Friday, November 20, 2020

  • How Competitive Job Seekers 50+ Are Upping Their Game

  • No Choice – We must Keep Going!

  • Nearly 30 Million Baby Boomers Forced Into Unwanted Retirement

  • Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What Are They and How Can You Show Them Off in Your Job Search?

  • Tip:    The Best Policy — Honesty may be admirable, but it’s difficult to attain
     

Monday, November 9, 2020

  • How to Get a Job in 2021

  • 11 Simple Ways To Build A Relationship When Networking

  • Adults 55 And Older Face Higher Unemployment Rates Than Mid-Career Workers

  • How To Connect With Recruiters On LinkedIn

  • Tip:    Virtual Workforce — As if things weren’t bad enough for older job seekers

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

  • Age Discrimination Will Be More Widespread: Here's What to Do

  • A Discussion with Chris Farrell on The 50+ Economy [podcast]

  • 8 Jobs That Employers Most Often Want Retirees to Do

  • Career Reinvention Is About More Than Just Skills

  • Tip:    Life Long Learning — There’s always something new to discover
     

Friday, November 13, 2020

  • Why Age 50+ Is The Best Time To Found A Company

  • How to Bypass the Secret Resume-Reading Software

  • Work Isn’t a Four-letter Word for Older Americans

  • 7 Questions You Should Definitely Ask When Interviewing for a Remote Job

  • Tip:    Say it with me: as I look for a new job, I will NOT:
     

Monday, November 2, 2020

  • Finding My Identity After Losing My Job at 60

  • Finding a New Job at Any Age

  • Make Money from Home with These 20 Jobs, on Your Schedule

  • How to Network Online: Tips and Tricks

  • Tip:    Not the Same-Old, Same-Old — Job seekers may need a new day to survive the new way

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

  • What It Takes to Make Yourself “Forever Employable”

  • Skills Aren’t Soft or Hard — They’re Durable or Perishable

  • Hire Older Workers & Keep Them Healthy

  • Show Value on Your LinkedIn Profile by Using Testimonials: 5 Areas to Showcase Them

  • Tip:    Your Foot in the Door — First things first in the job search, then…
     

Friday, November 6, 2020

  • People Over the Age of 55 Struggle to Find Employment

  • Covid-19 Has Worsened Ageism

  • Building Back A Workplace With Generational Balance

  • The Ultimate List of 80+ LinkedIn Voices Job Seekers Should Follow

  • Tip:    Meeting Adjourned — Are you ready for your close up?
     

Monday, October 26, 2020

  • If You’re In A Job Search, You Need To Hear This

  • Will I Be Passed Over for Work Since I’m 65 and Vulnerable to Covid-19?

  • 10 Stats About Working in Retirement

  • How to Handle a Gap in Employment on Your Resume

  • Tip:    What Do You Know? — Answering a few basic questions can accelerate your search

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

  • How To Move Forward When You Unexpectedly Lose Your Job

  • Blowing Through Ageism: How to get hired at 70+

  • Virtual Networking Just Got Easier

  • New Study Finds Gig Work May Serve as a Social Safety Net

  • Tip:    Options — Even at 50+ you have options in your job search
     

Friday, October 30, 2020

  • “Do The Thing!”

  • Employment Trends Among Seniors – 2020 Study

  • To Find Your Next Job More Quickly, Tell Your Community You’re Open to Work

  • Accepting Help

  • Tip:    Are You Listening? — Some pearls of wisdom from recruiters
     

Monday, October 19, 2020

  • 65 and Trying NOT to Retire

  • 55+ Job Search in a Pandemic

  • “Well, You’re Kind of Getting Up There in Years..."

  • New Study Provides Insights On Bouncing Back From Job Loss

  • Tip:    In the Meantime — A job search typically doesn’t take all your time

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

  • 3 Ways You Can Extend the Work Lifecycle of Older Employees

  • How Workers Over 50 Are Reinventing Themselves in the Pandemic

  • Working Strategies: Dealing With an Early (Unwanted) Retirement

  • Navigating the Digital Job Application Process at Every Stage

  • Tip:    In the Meantime… Redux — What to do while you’re looking
     

Friday, October 23, 2020

  • Older Workers Worry About the Prospect of Finding a New Job

  • Older Workers Face Higher Unemployment Amid Virus Pandemic

  • 14 Common Work-From-Home Jobs

  • Not Getting Job Interviews? Your Resume Is The Problem

  • Tip:    Focus Point
     

Monday, October 12, 2020

  • What to Expect If You’re Over 50 and Looking for a Job in Today’s Market

  • Achieving Your Dream Career in Nursing: A Guide for Those Over 50

  • These 6 Masterpieces Were Created by People Aged 60 or Older

  • What To Do When Your Spirit Is Crushed In A Job Search (& What NOT To Do)

  • Tip:    It’s a Matter of Seconds — Job searches seem to have two speeds

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

  • Demographic Landscape Shifting as the Older Population Grows

  • Job Search Tools or Job Search Tactics?

  • Best Practices to Confront Age Bias 

  • 6 Things That Interviewers Want Us To Know About Remote Interviews

  • Tip:    Nifty Tid-Bits — Some passing thoughts on your job search
     

Friday, October 16, 2020

  • Covid Hurts Seasonal Hiring

  • Executive Career Coach vs Mentor: Who Do You Need?

  • Discarded: The Australian Women Over 50 Left to Languish in Poverty

  • What to do When the Unpredictable is the New Normal

  • Tip:    Employees Only — Job candidates need to find new ways to get a foot in the door
     

Monday, October 5, 2020

  • Second Act Success Stories: 5 Common Themes

  • 6 Ageist Interview Questions and How to Respond

  • Older Workers Forced to Retire

  • Meet Sylvia, The Virtual Influencer

  • Tip:    Uncertain About Your Future? — Join the club. Everyone is feeling at little queasy.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

  • For Many, New Jobs Will Be a Step Down

  • 8 Jobs That Employers Most Often Want Retirees to Do

  • How To Make A Successful Career Pivot During Covid

  • How a Targeted Employer List Can Aid Your Job Search

  • Tip:    Heads up, Preppie — People who are lucky are usually that way for a reason
     

Friday, October 9, 2020

  • Women’s Career Trajectories Can Be a Model for an Aging Workforce

  • How To Stay Positive During A Difficult Job Search

  • 7 Phrases People Think Are Okay to Say at Work but Are Actually Ageist Against Your Coworkers

  • 7 Ways To Keep Going In Your Job Search

  • Tip:    Ready for Your Close Up? — Covid has catapulted video interviews into the norm
     

Monday, September 28, 2020

  • Why Your Job Search Strategy After Age 50 Isn’t Landing You Interviews

  • If You’ve Been Laid Off, Now Is the Time to Pivot Your Skills into a New Career

  • How Useful is LinkedIn When Almost Half of Profiles Have Outdated Information?

  • Top Talent Is Always In Demand

  • Tip:    Are You Ready? — Older workers exhibit many desirable qualities

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

  • Why Years of Experience Don’t Matter as Much as What You’ve Accomplished

  • Learn The Advantages Of Hiring Seniors During National Employ Older Workers

  • Job Hunting Tips for Niche Professionals

  • What Jobs Should I Look For?

  • Tip:    Yes, You Should Have — You need to take some control of the conversation
     

Friday, October 2, 2020

  • 7 Tips for Getting Hired After Age 50

  • How to Create an ATS Resume

  • Forced To Make A Career Pivot? Here’s How To Do It With Clarity And Confidence

  • These Job Hunting Tips Used to Work, Now They Could Hurt Your Search

  • Tip:    Just Because — Don’t let someone else dictate how you feel