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50 Over 50: Women Proving Success Has No Age Limit
Editor: Maggie McGrath, forbes.com
For these dynamic women, growing older is about getting wiser—and bolder. Meet the inaugural class of entrepreneurs, leaders and creators who are part of an exhilarating movement redefining life’s second half and proving that success has no age limit.
Selected from a pool of more than 10,000 nominees, the members of the 50 Over 50 are founding and running companies at scale ($20 million or more in revenue for for-profit companies), leading movements and changing the world. They’re working across all sectors of the American economy—venture capital, education, politics, major league sports and more—and, importantly, they’re paying forward their after-50 success.
4 Ways to Age-Proof Your Resume and Business Profile
by Melissa Erickson at gwinnettdailypost.com
Pass it Along
If you attend networking events and go to jobs clubs, you’ve been meeting other job seekers just like you. Mention the Nifty50s to them and encourage them to visit as well. You’ll be helping them and you’ll make an appreciative friend for yourself.
It's been more than 50 years since the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 was passed, but ageism is alive and well.
"Whether there's a conscious or unconscious bias, it's still taking place," said TopResume career expert Amanda Augustine, who has tips to age-proof your business profile… Looking for a new job or making a career change can be tough, but let your experience stand out.
"Focus on your qualifications," Augustine said. Streamlining your resume doesn't mean you are hiding your age. "Look at it through the lens of what you want to highlight and what you want to downplay," she said.
How To Prevent And Recover From A Rescinded Job Offer
by John Feldmann at forbes.com