Today is: Monday, October 4, 2021 | Our next publication day: Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Older Workers Are a Necessary Part of the Workforce
by Helen Dennis at pasadenastarnews.com
Q. Sometime ago, you wrote about the advantages of working in later life. That was very helpful in my discussion with my husband and his decision of whether to retire or to continue working. Now, can you write about why employers should hire older workers? We older folks may decide to work but then, who will hire us at 60, 70 and 75 years?
Changing Careers? Here’s How To Talk About It
by Julia Wuench at forbes.com
What’s your story? When it comes to telling your professional narrative, particularly when changing careers, your delivery is crucial. During your transition, you’ll be having informational interviews, and in time, official interviews. If you nail your career story, you’ll get to tell another great story about how you got the job.
Here’s how to craft a compelling narrative when you’re transitioning careers
Reconnect and Awaken Dormant Ties
to Revive Your Job Search
by Marc Miller at careerpivot.com
My good friend Thom Singer recently recorded a video, Awaken Dormant Ties (the future of business relationships) where he stated that:
There is so much value in reaching out to people with who you used to be connected and rebuilding those relationships.
NIFTY TIP of the DAY
The Time is Now
You may not want to admit it, but this is a good time
Welcome to October. It’s now officially fall. The equinox has pasted and we’re now experiencing more dark than light each day. And football is in full swing.
The other thing that October signals is that next month is November which brings Thanksgiving and that means the holiday season. MORE
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.