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12 Workplace Behaviors That Are Aging You by a Decade
by Samantha Hawrylack at theladders.com
Social media created this need for instant gratification and not just in our personal lives but also in the business world. While it’s beneficial in some aspects, it’s not the best in others.
Even though Sam, who blogs under the pen name “Gov Worker,” has frequently seen reverse age discrimination over his nearly 20-year government career, the vast majority of the hurting population is more senior employees.
The people who may have been loyal to a company for 20 or 30 years are being viewed as stuck in their ways.
Why Experience is Dead
and Being Relevant is Far More Crucial
by Marc Miller at careerpivot.com
In the COVID-19 world, your experience is no longer what is important but being relevant is!
I want you to think about that…
“You have so much old trash in your head. We wanted someone without that in their heads so we could look at different routes for the business to grow.”
So much has changed in the last year and being relevant is far more crucial than 20 or 30 years of experience.
Our step-by-step guide to improve your job skills
Returning to the job market? Preparing for the big interview? You’re in the right place to learn how to:
Recover from a layoff
Think about and plan for a career change
Understand and share your skills
Find work that fits your strengths
NIFTY TIP of the DAY
How Do YOU Do?
Learning about the company is important, but there is more
People go on at length about important it is to do your research to prepare for a job interview. And we’re no different. We’ve beaten that horse many times.
Most interview-preparation advice focuses on the company – how many employees, locations, products, markets, sales, etc. It can be a long list. The good news is that most answers to those questions are readily available.
But wait! There’s 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.