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Driven by Purpose
What does it mean to be driven by purpose?
According to 12 Secrets Purpose-driven Empowerment Course, a person driven by purpose is never finished and can never fail! A person living a purpose-driven life is in progression toward identifying and expressing their personal uniqueness that brings joy, growth, and benefit to themselves and others in the world…
Terry Thomsen is a perfect example of a woman who is motivated by purpose. When she was in her 50’s she wanted to create a “little retirement job” but her vision of the future greatly expanded as her pizza bagels became a hit beyond what she had imagined.
6 Secrets to Getting Hired After Age 55
by Benjamin Roussey at realdaily.com
Finding a new job after a certain age, especially when you are in your late 50s, can prove to be quite challenging.
Older workers have a lower unemployment rate than younger workers, but they also find it difficult to land new positions once they have been out of work for some time…
If you are above the age of 55 and looking for a job, read on.
Thinking About a Career Change?
Here Are 6 Tips From Folks Who’ve Made a Switch
by Rebeca Piccardo at themuse.com
If you’ve been thinking about a career change, first know this: It’s perfectly normal to get an itch to try something new. As your goals, priorities, and ambitions shift, so can what you’re looking for in a job.
Maybe you’ve been thinking about a change for a while now or perhaps you’ve only recently reconsidered your career path in light of pandemic-related challenges. No matter the reason, it’s never too late to make a move.
NIFTY TIP of the DAY
It Was an Accident
Sometimes even when you do everything right…
We have a friend who has spent decades helping people find jobs (and some them were very difficult to place people.) He says that finding a job is an accident, and that his job is to create “quality accidents.”
While you may not agree with his assessment, we can say unequivocally that he’s not wrong.
There are so many factors that go into finding a job that it’s almost impossible to list and/or categorize them. What’s worse is that many of those factors are completely out of your control. MORE
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.