Today is: Monday, October 19, 2020 | Our next publication day: Wednesday, October 21, 2020
65 and Trying NOT to Retire
by Leslie Kuban at linkedin.com
By the time most folks reach their late 50s, they’ve begun to shift their thinking towards the next chapter. In the book, Halftime, Bob Buford described this as “a time of revitalization and for catching a new vision for living the second half, the half where life can be lived at its most rewarding.”
For many, living a rewarding life means kicking back, exploring a new hobby, traveling or volunteering. All are noble pursuits, but if you’re Eric and Pam Knauss, you’re finding lots of reasons NOT to retire. MORE
Eric and Pam Knauss
55+ Job Search in a Pandemic
Career Sherpa Hannah Morgan (podcast)
“…in today’s job search, technology, strategy, and even resume deliverables are morphing rapidly, shifting the way people find and land jobs. The explosive reliance and relevance of social media and online visibility, in general, have radically changed the job search landscape. Your job search needs to be proactive, not reactive.”
“Well, You’re Kind of Getting Up There in Years..."
by Eric B. Meyer at shrm.org
If I’m taking the plaintiff’s deposition, and I hear these words escape his lips when describing the termination meeting with this supervisor, well, I’m not sure how I would go about maintaining my poker face.
It’s a case about a 60-year-old man who his employer fired after working for the company for more than four decades.
New Study Provides Insights
On Bouncing Back From Job Loss
by Bryan Robinson, Ph.D at forbes.com
Stress associated with job loss can have a host of negative effects on individuals that may hinder their ability to become re-employed. A new study shows that self-regulation of your emotions is an important quality for finding re-employment. 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.