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Over 50: Networking, Your Job Search Advantage

70% – 90% of candidates (find)
their new positions through networking

by Phyllis Mufson at

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Coaching Sports and What Makes Older Workers Valuable


Coach and Player

Americans May Value Diversity and Inclusion,
But Ageism Still Thrives

by Paul Downey at

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…
Am I the best job candidate of all?

➔    The phrase goes back to the ancient Greeks, “Know thyself.” Plato and Socrates made reference to it as it was an accepted tome in their day. Much later, in 1750, Benjamin Franklin, in his Poor Richard's Almanack, observed the great difficulty of knowing one's self, with: "There are three Things extremely hard, Steel, a Diamond, and to know one's self." The “Matrix” movies of more modern times also leaned upon the concept.

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July Jobs Data Mixed for Older Workers
50-54 Age Group Continues to Spiral Down