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Here’s What Happens in the Brain When We’re Laid Off

Understand the psychological impact, and find tips
for staying positive and productive

by John Anderer at

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Landing a Job Is All About
Who You Know (Again)

Networking is making a comeback as employers drown in computer-generated job applications


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These job search sites help match applicants with employers – many of these sites feature employers who are seeking more mature workers.   Get FREE!

How to Put a Positive Spin
on Your Employment Gaps

Turn those job gaps into
effective, positive differentiators


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In What Direction Are You Looking?
Potential employers are more concerned
with where you’re going than where you’ve been

➔    When most people sit down to write a resume, they begin with their past work experience. On the one hand, especially for the 50+ job seeker, that makes a lot of sense. After all, typically your strong suite is your experience. That’s one of the major strengths that you’re bringing to the table so there is a line of thinking that says lead with your strength.

Conversation Between Colleagues


The share of job-seekers relocating for new positions rose to 2.4 percent in Q1 2024, up from a record low of 1.5 percent in Q4 2023.

                             — Challenger, Gray, & Christmas

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