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Your Worst Job Search Tactic Over 50? Hiding Your Age
by John Tarnoff at johntarnoff.com
Conventional job search wisdom tries to make you hate yourself for being old. It makes your age a liability in your job search – something to be ashamed of and to keep hidden. Don’t buy into this toxic mindset.
In fact, your age is one of the biggest assets in your job search and on your resume. You know it.
Career Pivot: How to Emerge Stronger in Your New Career
by Wendy Marx at business2community.com
Change is inevitable. From starting school, to graduation, to work, to creating new relationships and a new family…and a thousand incidents in between. One major change many people confront is a career pivot — transitioning into a new career, even after many years in the same job.
Why is this so difficult?
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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How Women Over 50 Can Feel Invincible, Not Invisible
Their advice for starting a business, pivoting or finding work in midlife
by Kerry Hannon at nextavenue.org