Today is: Friday, April 16, 2021 | Our next publication day: Monday, April 19, 2021
A Better Way to Address Career Gaps
by Bef Ayenew at linkedin.com
More than 2.5 million women left the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, many voluntarily, due to a sudden lack of childcare or to manage virtual learning for their children…
We’ve heard from our members, particularly women and mothers… that they need more ways to reflect career gaps on their profile due to parenting and other life responsibilities.
Why Older Workers Shouldn’t Let Technology Changes Run Them out of a Job
by Mark A. Stein at seattletimes.com
A study from the National Bureau of Economic Research crunched decades of data on 50,000 businesses and 11.6 million workers and found that the faster a company installs new software, the faster it loses older workers.
Older people are leaving employers as businesses adopt new technology to stay competitive.
3 Ways To Job Hunt Efficiently
by Aaron Sanborn at workitdaily.com
Some job seekers make the mistake of thinking that, since they're unemployed, searching for employment is now their full-time job and they need to spend 40 hours a week job hunting. That's actually not the case…
The key to a successful job search is learning how to job hunt efficiently—and intelligently. Here are some ways to accomplish this goal.
NIFTY TIP of the DAY
Working the Network
ATS doesn’t have to be the end of the line
Among the many harsh new realities of job seeking in today’s workplace – and this is especially true for the older job seeker – is trying to cope with the ATS – Automated Tracking System.
Sit down with any group of older job seekers and raise the subject of ATS and watch the fur fly. MORE
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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.