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7 Offbeat Jobs That Can Make You a Buck After 60
by Wendy Edwardson at sixtyandme.com
2020 is winding down, and all I can say is good riddance! I cannot recall a bleaker year. Like me, your job may have either gone POOF! or you are sitting by your phone waiting for that come-on-back call. I may be over 60, but I still get a thrill when I cash a paycheque.
Who was the genius who said when one window closes another opens?
Get(ing) Older and Younger Professionals
to Network Together
by Richard Eisenberg at nextavenue.org
Charlotte Japp, the 30-year-old founder of the uplifting CIRKEL community platform for intergenerational networking, drew inspiration for it from what happened to her parents.
"Growing up, I saw both of my parents get aged out of their careers and pretty much get forced to pivot and start their own businesses," she recalls. "So, for me, it seemed normal that after you hit a certain age, you just worked for yourself in this age bubble, or silo, at home."
Mastering the Millennial Mindset and Beyond
How To Attract and Retain Your Emerging Leaders
by Lisa Ryan, Grategy Inc.
“The youth of today love luxury. They have bad manners, they disrespect their elders and they prefer chatter in place of exercise.” Who do you think said this?
This quote is attributed to Socrates in approximately 432 BC. Yes, we have been complaining about the younger generations almost since the beginning of time. However, it’s different today. So, unless you are ready to adapt to the younger generations who are in the workplace and soon to be entering the workplace, you could be in big trouble.
Let’s start with a brief review of the generations and some characteristics of each.
How To Respond To Job Openings On LinkedIn
by Don Goodman and Aaron Sanborn at workitdaily.com
If you see a job opening you're interested in on LinkedIn, it can be tempting to hit the "Apply Now" button. That's the approach most job seekers take.
However, the problem with this approach is you end up in the wait-and-see mode with absolutely no clue as to whether you'll get a response back or not. To avoid being buried in the mix of hundreds of other applicants, there's a more effective approach you can take.
LinkedIn is a social networking site, so why not take advantage of the opportunity to network your way into a job! Here are four ways to accomplish this.
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.