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How to Get Hired After 50: 7 Tips That Will Help
by Wendy Marx at business2community.com
The job search process is not a piece of cake. From crafting a resume to networking to interviewing, it’s stressful. But add the challenges of applying for jobs after 50, and it can feel like you’ve entered a new, tougher arena. Let’s review some strategies and tips to get hired after 50 that will give you an edge.
But first things first.
3 Techniques To Fight Unemployment Stigma
by Aaron Sanborn and J.T. O'Donnell at workitdaily.com
I've read articles that cite studies showing convicted felons have an easier time getting hired than the long-term unemployed.
I won't deny the facts: People who have been unemployed for an extended period of time are discriminated against. It's terrible, but it's the truth.
I've worked with thousands of job seekers… many of whom had been out of work for a long time, multiple years in some cases.
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.
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