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A 2021 Reality Check In
for the 50+ Crowd with John Tarnoff [Podcast]
from Marc Miller at careerpivot.com
I consider John Tarnoff to be a peer, colleague, and friend. John specializes in helping those in the 2nd half of life reinvent themselves… John and I had a frank discussion on what is going on in the job market for the older worker and what we need to do to get through this.
Over-50s Who Lose Jobs More Likely to Stay Unemployed
Older people more than twice as likely to be unemployed for two years or longer
by Amelia Hill at theguardian.com
People aged over 50 who lose their jobs are significantly more likely to suffer long-term unemployment than other age groups, analysis has revealed.
Older workers who lose their jobs are more than twice as likely as other age groups to be unemployed for at least two years.
Resume Tips for Career Changers
With Summary Section Template
by Chelsea Damon at recruiter.com
Shifting careers was always a challenge, even before 2020. One of the biggest hurdles career changers face is being able to show hiring managers how their past work experience will help them succeed in the new role.
Did you know hiring managers only spend an average of six seconds reading each resume? That being the case, career changers must learn how to stand out and share their stories effectively.
Want to know how to get started?
NIFTY TIP of the DAY
Tools of the Trade
Here are some beneficial tools to help you in your job search
Everyone needs a little help now and then. And this is especially true for job seekers. We’ve found a few handy productivity tools that may help you in your job search… and beyond. MORE
More help for the 50+ job seeker:
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.