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How Ageism in the Workforce Is Pushing out Older People Looking for Jobs

Ashworth said she's fine-tuning her resume and checking LinkedIn several times a day

by Jane Monreal at

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(She) Withdrew from the Interview Process after Being Told She was the Strongest Candidate. The Reasons are Instructive for any Hiring Manager.

Respect your job candidate's time, or you may find yourself starting over

by Suzanne Lucas at

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How To Build a Support Team for Your Career Change That Helps You Find Fulfilling Work Faster

Creating a powerful squad of supporters that will make your career change faster, smoother and more fun


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Out and About!
Job seekers are forced to work from home

➔    You know you love it. Aside from the obvious (re: paycheck) it’s one of the things you miss most about not working. It’s simple: you miss the regular give-and-take socializing that became as much a part of your work day as doing the actual work.

       Mixing and mingling. Talking and joking. The anticipation you crave when it comes to looking forward to sharing something with a co-worker. The infamous water-cooler banter – you know you love it.

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With U.S. household debt at a record level and credit card debt topping $1 trillion, it's not surprising that paying off loans and credit cards is the most common New Year's resolution for boomers and Gen X in 2024, according to The Ascent personal finance site.


That still pales in comparison with the federal government’s debt total of $31.4 trillion (as of February 8, 2024 – according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury.)

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