- 10 Tips for Finding A Job for Over 40 July 15, 2019
Finding a job over 40 can be difficult in some industries. Despite it being an age when it is important to firmly establish your career, many people over 40 find themselves out of work. And is being out of work can be a lonely time.
It is important to spend time with other people in both ...
- Jobs For Over 50 – Strategies for Overcoming the Stereotypes July 1, 2019
Tips for Searching for Jobs for Over 50s
Anyone embarking on searching for a job for over 50s is aware that ageism is alive and well. Sadly, we know that older job hunters face some unflattering stereotypes. Don’t make the classic job search mistakes. When searching for jobs for people over 50 you will need a ...
- Mastering The Job Search Process June 30, 2019
To master the job search process you need to understand how it has changed over the years.
In the last two decades job seeking has changed. Competition for every role seems more competitive than ever. The prosperous decade of the 1990s, when jobs were plentiful and money (not to mention credit) was seemingly free flowing, was ...
- Best Practices for Identifying Excellent References for Your Job Search June 16, 2019
Are Your References For Your Job Search Available on Request?
If you’ve had your resume prepared professionally by a reputable resume writing service, you’re probably preparing for the interview for a job you truly want. Congratulations! Make sure that your interview kit is ready to go with a properly fashioned reference sheet, that is a list ...
- What Not To Do When Making A Career Change June 4, 2019
What Not To Do When Making A Career Change
Are you one of the 13% of people who consider that they are in the right job? Or, more likely, are you one of the 87% who know that their work isn’t ideal for them but put up with it? Sometimes people unhappily endure a career that isn’t ...
- Advanced LinkedIn Job Search Strategies April 21, 2019
Tips on Using LinkedIn for Job Search
Many professionals understand the importance of LinkedIn in your job search and how to start pursuing job opportunities using this professional networking platform. Once you have these basics under your belt, you are ready to move forward to more advanced LinkedIn job search strategies listed below.
Note: These are tips ...
- Important Job Search Tactics For Older Workers April 20, 2019
Baby boomers faced with the prospect of job searching—in some cases for the first time in years—need to employ more sophisticated tactics in an overall job searching strategy.
The days of relying strictly on a resume are long gone. A well-written resume is still important. However it’s only one tool in a job search strategy. To ...
- Working With a Career Coach – What Every Job Seeker Must Know April 9, 2019
In today’s tough economy, every job seeker needs assistance in landing his next employment opportunity in the most efficient and expedient means possible. The services of a career coach are targeted for individuals who are unemployed or in a dead-end job or are attempting to move up the ladder or re-enter the work force.
Career coaching ...
- Supplementing Your Income Networking on the Internet April 9, 2019
Do you run out of money before your next check comes in? Whether you are a stay at home parent, retired, or perhaps your income just isn’t enough, you may be interested in internet networking for supplementing your income. Not only has the internet supplied businesses the advertising mechanism to turn their small or local ...
- Can You Really Reinvent Your Career? April 3, 2019
Hoping to reinvent your career?
If you want to reinvent your career then you are not alone. Millions of people feel the need for a career change. They crave a powerful life-changing reinvention of themselves and aspects of their everyday life. Like most of them, you are probably bored, frustrated, or feel trapped in your current ...
- Are You Using The Best Career Change Strategies? April 3, 2019
Do you have a career change strategy?
Implementing the best career change strategies can be your secret weapon for success when you need to make career decisions and commence your job search.
If you are reading this article, I presume that you have reached the point when you are clear that changing your career is a very ...
- How To Deal With Conflict In The Workplace (And At Home) March 15, 2019
Managing conflict in the workplace
Dealing with difficult people and conflict in the workplace are serious issues that people usually point to when they are unhappy in their work. A cycle of conflict undermines any positive aspects of the job and frequently causes serious stress and disfunction, at work or even in an individual’s private life.
How To Deal ...
- Flexible Job for Baby Boomers – How to Enjoy a Retirement Vibe Without Retiring March 13, 2019
beBaby Boomers – How to Enjoy a Retirement Vibe Without Retiring
My 79-year-old widowed mother has a part-time job aiding elderly people in their homes. I used to be amused by saying that; I mean, 79 is elderly, isn’t it?
The fact is, her paid work is a mere four hours a week, a small piece of ...
- Empowerment for Mature Age Workers March 12, 2019
Career Change and Empowerment for Mature Age Workers
As you grow older your responsibilities change. Switching from full time to part time work becomes an option for many people. You may make less money, but you may have more time to yourself. With that extra time you could take on leisure pursuits or start a home-based ...
- Stereotypes of Mature Aged Workers March 7, 2019
Stereotypes of Mature Aged Workers
Society today seems to be dominated by youth and beauty, and labels and stereotypes about mature aged workers can be a hidden trap. Maybe it was always like this, but when we were young we thought it was perfectly normal. Now it seems ageist to us! The media go wild about ‘beautiful ...
- Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Transferable Skills March 4, 2019
Before you start considering what job to apply for, or start thinking about writing a résumé, do you know what you have to offer? What do you bring to the table? You need to know very clearly what you have to offer as an individual. What are your transferable skills?
“This above all, to thine own ...
- How To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market March 4, 2019
Tap into the Hidden Job Market!
Cast your job search net wider and be proactive by tapping into the hidden job market.
Are you aware that more than half of job vacancies are filled without job ads? This usually happens through internal appointments, people making their availability known to an organization they would like to work for, ...
- Are You Worried About Redundancy? February 27, 2019
Is the dreaded word Redundancy being whispered through the office gossip vine?
Long before the actual day that redundancy occurs there are usually clear signals that something is not as it should be. You may have heard rumours. You may have seen people coming to meetings for no clearly stated reason. It may just be that your ...
- Your Job Search Brand is YOU February 26, 2019
YOU are your ‘brand”, and the way you present yourself to future employers is the way that brand is being marketed. Are you doing all you can to make the best impression?
- Freelancing Career – New Ray of Hope February 25, 2019
Freelancing career is exciting for many as it offers multiple benefits. Now any professional can render his specialized services to a freelance project from anywhere and anytime.
Benefits of a Freelancing Career
1. Freelance freedom – One of the biggest benefits of freelancing is to work independently. A freelancer can self set his working schedule as per ...
- Preparing for Your Job Interview Questions and Answers February 17, 2019
It’s time for your job interview! You need to perform at your best so you are in the optimal position for a job offer. You don’t want to mess up any of your job search, especially now you’ve been invited for a job interview.
- Phone Interview Tips – 5 Tips to Prepare You For a Telephone Interview February 14, 2019
If you are invited for an online or telephone interview you must prepare for it as you would for a face to face interview. I’m sharing with you our phone interview tips to help you prepare for that next telephone interview.
5 Phone Interview Tips on How to Sharpen Your Phone Interview Skills
Smile while you talk.
- Job Interview Success Tips and Strategies February 7, 2019
Preparation for your job interview can be the difference between success and failure.
- The Top 10 Job Search Personal Branding Mistakes January 24, 2019
Have you made some serious job search personal branding mistakes?
Employers want to know why you are the best choice for the job. Should they hire you or another candidate? But here’s a surprising truth: The person who truly connects with the interviewer is most likely to get the job – even over someone who might ...
- Correct Body Language At An Interview December 21, 2018
Your body language at an interview is a vital part of the way you present yourself to a prospective employer during an interview. As the old saying goes “You don’t get a second change to make a first impression.”
Even while you are in the waiting room it is likely that someone will be observing you, ...