Nifty50s Resources

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Change how others perceive you… in only 2 minutes!

Want to feel more confident when going into that next job interview?  Want to feel better about yourself in general?  Want to become the assertive, self-assured person you’ve always wanted to be?
     One of the most popular TED presentations ever, this video demonstrates two-minute techniques for any job seeker approaching an interview. 

Amy Cuddy

"Champion Older Workers"

The latest on the 50+ job seekers in the U.K.

Business Ownership Exploration
Will Automation
Take Away All Our Jobs?

This series of videos from FranNet explores all aspects of business ownership – which can a viable option to traditional employment for the age 50+ job seeker.  This three-part series of 12 videos discuss the three primary ways of going into business for yourself as well as a well-rounded perspective of the advantages and disadvantages of each to help you ultimately decide what’s right for you!

Becoming a Boomerpreneur

Think you’re too old to start your own business?

   In his TED Talk, Paul Tasner talks about how he took the plunge in his mid-60s.

Aging in America

The concept of working for one employer for 30 years, getting your gold watch and riding off into the sunset is as old as yesterday's news.  Learn more about what Aging in America is like today.


Here's a paradox you don't hear much about: despite a century of creating machines to do our work for us, the proportion of adults in the US with a job has consistently gone up for the past 125 years. Why hasn't human labor become redundant and our skills obsolete? In this talk about the future of work, economist David Autor addresses the question of why there are still so many jobs and comes up with a surprising, hopeful answer.

Are you a

"throw away American"?

Coming of Age

In Aging America
originally from a PBS documentary