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Systematic Exclusion Of 50+ From The Workplace Requires Action
by Sheila Callaham at forbes.com
Social belonging is a fundamental human need, hardwired into our DNA. In fact, a neuroimaging study shows that social pain is similar to physical pain, which means that social exclusion is damaging because it creates emotional, mental and physical pain.
As destructive as social exclusion can be to an individual, the impact of exclusion when it is directed to a group of people has negative consequences that extend across society. Which is why the systematic exclusion of people over 50 from the workplace must be acknowledged and addressed.
For almost two years, I’ve been researching and writing about the topic of age and aging in the workplace.
4 Things To Know Before Taking A Lower-Level Position
by Don Goodman and Aaron Sanborn at workitdaily.com
It's easy to think that taking a lower-level position means putting the brakes on your career track or even taking a step back. But in fact, there can be a lot to gain with such a decision.
Sometimes, you have to take a step back in order to take a step forward in your career. There are a number of practical reasons to why taking a lower-level position makes sense.
How To Post and Engage On LinkedIn
by Hannah Morgan at thingscareerrelated.com
You’ve updated your LinkedIn profile for the one-millionth time but nada, nothing, zilch. No one is contacting you. What if I told you that having a dazzling profile is just one small part of getting found on LinkedIn.
Sure, you need to have a keyword-rich profile. But in order to expand the reach of your LinkedIn profile, you’ll have to become active and actually use LinkedIn.
But what kinds of stuff should you post on LinkedIn?
Year-Ending Thoughts About The Pandemic
Since the pandemic first crossed our shores, all of us — Baby Boomers and everyone else — has had to learn things about our society, and perhaps about ourselves, that we wish we’d never had to learn. Some are consequential, some are frivolous. That’s what led BoomerCafé’s co-founder and executive editor Greg Dobbs to think through what he has learned during the pandemic.
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.