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Am I Too Old to Switch Careers?

Eight reasons why career transitions later in life
are possible despite lingering age discrimination


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How 'Returnships'
Are Protecting Retirees' Money from Inflation

“…and employers are waiting to welcome older workers back with open arms.”

by Brian J. O'Connor at

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5 Tips to Get Hired at an Online Job Fair

One option that can help job seekers connect with employers conveniently is a virtual job fair

by Kenneth Terrell at

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“I’m Not Asking for a Job.”
Yes, you are. But not really.

➔    We heard a job seeker recently exclaim, “I’ll talk to anyone!” This is not a bad approach. In fact, it’s one that we totally support.

    It’s true. Talk to anyone. Even if they don’t have a job, they very possibly may know of someone who does have a job or they may point you in the right direction where a job is that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Business People in Meeting

Twenty-six percent of job seekers say finding a job is easier in 2022 than it was before the pandemic, while 23% of employers say hiring new employees is easier now. Twenty-one percent of both workers and employers don't see any changes in the degree of difficulty of finding a job or hiring employees.