- How to Handle a Career Change Late in Life September 7, 2019
How to Handle a Career Change Late in Life
Changing your career is a nerve-rattling experience no matter what age you are. But it is particularly difficult for individuals who are thinking of career change late in life. For people over 50, there are many factors that may pose an obstacle including age discrimination, lack of ...
- Is Your Next Step A Career Shift? September 6, 2019
Is your next step a career shift?
Over the last few years many people have been affected by severe career shifts caused by redundancy or problems within the company that employed them. And now, with Covid-19 impacting everything, the problem is much worse for older workers.
Dealing with redundancy
Redundancy brings with it many profound emotions. There is ...
- Benefits of Blogging – An Extension of Your Resume September 5, 2019
As the job market becomes more competitive you need to find ways to make your application stand out in the crowd. Creating a relevant, well-connected blog that complements your resume is a practical way to set yourself apart from the competition.
- Career Change Strategies Have Changed September 2, 2019
Are you aware of the best current career change strategies?
Successful career change strategies have changed over the last twenty years. Anyone who is 40+ has seen business and employment practices revolutionized. Of course there are advantages and disadvantages innate in every major change. People in their 50s and 60s have also witnessed the entire evolution ...
- The Plight of an Older Worker Searching for a Job September 1, 2019
Being an older worker is a definite disadvantage in the jobs market. Don’t be dishearted. Read on for stories and tips to get the job you want.
- 5 Strategies When Searching For A New Job August 30, 2019
If you are searching for a new job read on for five strategies that will help your job search.
- Older Workers’ Challenges August 29, 2019
Older Workers’ Challenges
Everybody, regardless of age, faces challenges in the workplace, but there are some fairly consistent older workers’ challenges that need to be considered.
Let’s face it – your age is what it is and there is nothing you can do about it. If you need to change the colour of your hair, loose weight ...
- Get a Job Using LinkedIn: 10 Top Tips August 27, 2019
LinkedIn is the biggest business network and is something you should take very seriously if you are looking for a career change or a new job opportunity. Read on to find out how LinkedIn can help you get the job you want.
- Financing Options When Starting Your Own Business After 50 August 26, 2019
Starting a business after 50 can be a good way to generate post-retirement income. All businesses however require financing some form of financing. Depending on what kind of businesses you want to start, there are a number of financing options that one can consider when starting your own business.
Financing Options When Starting Your Own Business
- 7 Tips that Older Workers Need To Know to Get the Job They Want August 24, 2019
I have created a program, Career Reno to help you get the job you want. Career Reno is a way of sharing my experience with many people at once, after years of helping older workers to make career transitions.
Too many older workers are unsuccessful in their attempts to get a new job or find work when they ...
- Best Mid-life Career Change Tips August 19, 2019
Mid-life Career Change Tips
Making a mid-life career change is a little tougher because of family and financial commitments. But, with the right amount of preparation, you can shift gears and do what you love. Here are some tips that will help you figure out how to change careers:
Know this is what you want. If you ...
- Turning 13 Most Overused Resume Phrases to Achievement Statements August 17, 2019
Learn how you can give life to your resume by adapting the overused resume phrases into lively achievement statements. Giving examples of what you have already achieved provides much more impact in a resume than just listing your duties or responsibilities.
- 5 Ways to Fight Age Discrimination in Employment of Baby Boomers August 16, 2019
How can you fight age discrimination in employment against baby boomers?
The job market is hard for just about anyone. It’s even more challenging for those who are considered to be the “baby boomers”. Being over the age of 50 and trying to compete with individuals who are significantly younger is challenging at best. Age discrimination ...
- Get a Job: The Do’s and Don’ts of Calling to Check the Status of Your Job Application August 14, 2019
If you have submitted a job application but haven’t heard back from anyone it is very tempting to make a phone call to see what’s going on. If you are going to do this, do it in a way that will enhance your chances not ruin them.
- How To Change Jobs – 6 Tips That Will Help You Get a Better Job August 10, 2019
Your current job may not be giving you the satisfaction you want or your company may be undergoing a workforce reduction and you need to get another job fast. Changing jobs can be an overwhelming experience, but if you do it the right way, it will not cause stress to you. Learn how to change ...
- Pros and Cons of Using a Job Recruiter to Find a Job August 10, 2019
Using a recruitment company to assist you to find a job can be helpful in many industries. If you work in a specialised field, and there is an agency that recruits for that industry, then it is a wonderful starting point. But it’s not the only way to get a job!
- 5 Important Tips To Guide You In Writing Professional Resumes August 9, 2019
As an experienced professional, searching and getting another professional job with better benefits would be easier if you draft an impressive resume. You resume should be without any mistakes or faults and it should sell your skills to the person reading it even before the person meets you. Your resume should portray you in a ...
- How to Prepare for Possible Redundancy August 5, 2019
It seems that the threat of redundancy is circulating in many major companies right now. With that threat comes worry and a massive sense of insecurity. No-one knows what is going to happen. No-one feels that they have any control over the decisions that are being made further up the food chain. Morale declines. Friends ...
- Understanding Job Recruiters: They Stand Between You And Your Future Job August 4, 2019
If you are looking for a new job, you may need to understand the role of job recruiters in your job search. Your expectations will be realistic if you understand their role.
You should not be disheartened if a recruiter isn’t overwhelmingly positive about your prospects! Their job is NOT to be your friend, your coach or your ...
- How to Write a Good Resume That Grabs Attention August 3, 2019
Your resume has two purposes: to get past the ‘gatekeeper’ and to get you an interview. Read on to find out how to achieve both these goals to get the job you want.
- Best Jobs For People Over 50 August 2, 2019
Best Jobs For People Over 50 Finding Job Online
Over 50 should be a great time of your working life…secure, valued, well-paid, cruising towards retirement. But it isn’t like that for many people who face redundancy at a time of life when they are considered ‘older workers’. It isn’t for the many people who have been ...
- 12 Crucial Factors for Career Satisfaction August 1, 2019
Education expands your career opportunities and skill set but isn’t exactly a guarantor of success or career satisfaction.
Career satisfaction depends a lot on the environment in which you work
While degrees open doors, they don’t necessarily mean a particular position — or even path — will ultimately prove the most viable, comfortable fit. Some pretty basic factors ...
- When To Retire August 1, 2019
The 21st Century was supposed to usher in a wave of retiring Baby Boomers who would live off the spoils of their retirement funds. The dream was of travelling to sunny destinations, playing golf and enjoying time with their grandchildren when they retired. The reality of the last decade has many Baby Boomers reconsidering this ...
- Seven Keys to Working With Recruiters July 27, 2019
Working with a recruiter could be one of the best career decisions you’ve ever made. It can also be a serious waste of time and lead to disappointment and even resentment. Choosing the right firm, the right recruiter and getting off on the right foot can be essential steps to landing you in a position ...
- Executive Job Search? You’ll Need More Than a Resume July 25, 2019
Tips for Doing an Executive Job Search
It might intrigue you to learn that you’ll be judged by more than just your resume during your executive job search.
A full resume is most likely not going to be the only source of information that recruiters use to decide if you are the right person to be interviewed.