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Today is: Wednesday, February 7, 2024   |   Next niftynews: Friday, February 9, 2024

Tips for Older Americans
Looking for Work

Why more older Americans are looking 


older office workers

What HR Could’ve Done Differently
in That Viral Firing Video


Be prepared… that more employees will start sharing their layoff and firing experiences 

by Courtney Vinopal at




These job search sites help match applicants with employers – many of these sites feature employers who are seeking more mature workers.   Get FREE!

Why You Get Rejected From Jobs You’re 100 Percent Qualified For

The bushel-of-apples effect that happens
when you apply online

by J.T. O'Donnell at

older woman standing at desk


End Run Around the ATS
There’s more than one way to beat a computer

➔    If you’ve been at the job-search game for any amount of time, you’ve probably been asked to submit a resume or an application online.  One recruiter compared this tactic to throwing your resume down a “cyber black hole.”  He won’t get much of an argument from us. While it may seem futile or hopeless, there may be a way around it – but it will take some doing on your part.

On the Phone


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed 144 lawsuits in fiscal year 2023, the highest level since 2019. Most lawsuits were filed under Title VII, which bans employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

                                                 —   Duane Morris

 Conspicuous by its absence:

         discrimination based on age.

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