AARP now offers a bit of resume advice and professional writing service to help baby boomers feel more comfortable applying and interviewing for new jobs.
- Writing a resume can be difficult for everyone, but for those 50 years of age or older, it can be even more difficult. Maybe they've been out of the workforce for some time, or they haven't been able to keep up with the latest processes and technologies.
If you have a poor work history, gaps in employment, a criminal record or other problems that are hindering your landing a new job, character references can go a long way in bolstering a prospective employer's confidence in bringing you on board.
Who makes the best character reference? Now don't pad the list with your BFFs and running buddies -- Ha! Take time and give this serious consideration. Business owners and managers whom you know well…
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If you want to get ahead in life, you have to be committed!
HERE ARE 5 - UNDENIABLE TIPS TO BOOST YOUR CHANGE:
1) Make a simple list of what you need to accomplish each day. (Mon - Fri)
2) Set your tasks in order of precedence; high, medium and low.
3) Minimize your distractions in terms of people, places and things.
4) Make a promise to yourself to complete each outstanding tasks.
5) Conduct a honest evaluation of…
Hi all, my name is Allana Akhtar and I'm a reporter at Business Insider.
I just published a report on how ageism, not a skills gap, is the biggest barrier to keeping older adults from high-paying work. (& I even got some help from Jobcase CEO Fred Goff).
I'd love to hear your thoughts. Here's the story: https://www.businessinsider.com/retraining-doesnt-help-older-workers-find-jobs-because-of-ageism-2019-5
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Often we search for the evidence in life to determine what we see. The true evidence is hidden within us. Therefore,
keep looking on the inside to validate your change. Because the beauty of life is within you, before it comes to life outside of you.
Look beyond where you are today, because you won't be there tomorrow ~ Edward Alexander
Everyone deserves a rose for…
The idea sounds glamorous and rewarding, doesn't it? But it's not without its challenges. How to prepare your home -- and yourself -- to work well virtually: https://www.moneycrashers.com/prepare-telecommuting-work-from-home-job-business/
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People go the hospital everyday for 1,001 reasons, right? And for matters of a more serious nature, they may call a team of doctors for a deeper examination, right?
Think about this for a moment, have you ever observed how doctors really work? As in the illustration below, doctors know in order for results to be seen on the outside, the work must be done on the inside first.
What's the point here? Whatever changes…
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Over 40? Over 50? Do you sense that your job is insecure? Or have you lost your job? You may think
age discrimination -- but is it your age? Or is it actually that you've lost touch with your industry -- and with your co-workers? Have you become complacent? Have you stopped taking care of yourself and your appearance? Did you start taking your job for granted only to discover nothing is a
This article offers good food for thought to…
Most prospective employers now include an evaluation of your Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and yes, even your Jobcase posts! All the more reason to watch what you say and share online -- from disparaging remarks about employers to personal health matters to TMI about your love life to Saturday night's party photos. Think
only friends will see it? Think again! Here's more: https://www.thebalancecareers.com/social-media-background-checks-…