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The 50+ Self Employed Life Transition with Jeffrey Shaw
[Podcast] How many people can say they’ve never worked for anyone else? Selling eggs door-to-door at 14 years old began a lifetime of self-employment. As a small business consultant, Jeffrey Shaw coaches self-employed and small business owners through all the business growth and personal development they need for a successful business…
Jeffrey sees in others what they don’t see in themselves and apply the business strategies that result in a successful business and fulfilled life.
Looking For A Senior Role?
3 Traits To Highlight On Your Resume
by Caroline Ceniza-Levine at forbes.com
If you are looking for a C-suite title or seat at the executive table, your career advancement strategy should be tailored to your industry, functional area and even company by company within the same industry and function. When I have recruited and coached multiple senior professionals in the same space, the path to hire is a custom fit…
On the flip side, the hire of a learning and development lead for the same… company prioritized experience outside the… industry altogether.
Age Discrimination in the Workplace
and What You Can Do to Combat it
by Helen Dennis at dailynews.com
As the economy begins to recover from what MarketWatch calls the pandemic recession, it’s time to discuss employment issues related to discrimination and other related issues. The topic is of particular relevance as about 1.1 million older workers (ages 55 and older) left the workforce between August 2020 and January 2021 due to the pandemic.
Typically age discrimination in the job market goes up in recessions when labor markets deteriorate.
NIFTY TIP of the DAY
When ageism rears its ugly head, who you gonna call?
To be sure, there are many myths associated with older workers. And do you know why they’re called “myths”? According to dictionary.com, a myth is “an unproved or false collective belief that is used to justify a social institution.” In case you haven’t figured it out, the keywords here are “unproved” and “false.”
One of these myths concerns the perception that older workers will not remain in a job more than a few years at most. MORE
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