Reprinted with permission from Boomers Next Step There are 10 job search mistakes often made by older workers which cause them to miss out on opportunities for work that they want. It's easy to blame age discrimination, but consider if you could be causing your own employment problems? Many older workers make basic job search mistakes that lead to them being overlooked … [Read more...] about 10 Common Job Search Mistakes Made By Older Workers
Are The Office Rumours Suggesting Redundancies? Long before the actual day that redundancies occur 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 instincts are working well and you sense something is wrong. … [Read more...] about Are You Worried About Redundancy?
Think of the first page of your résumé as being like a billboard outside a shop. Does it catch your eye? Does it provide you with all the information you want to know? Does it have a statement that catches your eye? Who is the employer looking for? You create your first page in direct response to the employer’s wish list. Then show them that you are that person through your … [Read more...] about Tips On Successful Résumé Writing
Myths vs Reality 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 young things’. Television programs seem to cater for and star young people. … [Read more...] about Stereotypes of Mature Aged Workers
We all face challenges in the workplace. 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 color of your hair, lose weight or obtain more qualifications then there is something you can do to make these things happen. With your age, there is not one thing you can do! So, that being the case, put your birth date aside and … [Read more...] about Challenges Faced By Older Workers