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Today is: Wednesday, March 20, 2024   |   Next niftynews: Friday, March 22, 2024

Over 50 and Out of Work: Abandoned by Recruiters, Spouses and Friends

The merciless stigma of being
an older long-term unemployed person

by Richard Eisenberg at

man in deep thought

4 Ways To Take Advantage
Of Being Unemployed

Being unemployed is no time to be complacent

by Andrew Brushfield and Jenna Arcand at

woman working at home



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This Anti-Ageism Activist Considers Being Old Her Super Power

At 75, Mariann Aalda's not acting
when it comes to renouncing ageism 

by Sherry Amatenstein at

woman with black glasses


You Can Run But…
You can’t hide your age

➔    Today’s conventional wisdom states that, if you’re over 50 and looking for a job, when you walk in for that interview, your age will be the 600-pound gorilla in the room.  You can’t run from it; you can’t hide from it; you can’t deny it.  Dyeing your hair won’t help.  It’s there, deal with it.

Happy Woman


Some 42 percent of companies with RTO mandates have experienced more employee turnover than expected.

                                                            —   The Hill

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