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How to Survive and Thrive After a Job Loss When You’re 50+/- Years Old Part 4: Making it Happen

In this final part of the series, we’ll focus on putting it all together to develop a successful job search. It’s game time The main thing to remember during your job search is that it’s not about you… it’s about what you can do for the hiring manager. You have between 6-10 seconds to catch a recruiter’s…
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December 14, 2020 0

To Survive and Thrive a Job Loss When You’re 50+/- Years Old Part 3: Finding Your Way to a Better Life

Rebuild some structure into your life One of the big challenges in being out of work is a loss of structure. Up until this point in your life, you’ve probably established a strong routine that revolved around your job. Suddenly, this structure is gone.  It can be unsettling and scary… but it can be awesome…
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December 8, 2020 0

How to Survive and Thrive After a Job Loss, Part 2: Finding Your Way

In Part 1 of this 4-part series on “How to Survive and Thrive After a Job Loss”, we saw the big picture impact of this major life event. You need to take time, regroup, and get back on your feet. This approach helped me to not only “Survive and Thrive”, but it also led to…
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November 30, 2020 0

Simplifying the Job Search Process Through T.R.U.S.T.

Losing your job, especially when you are mid-late career, is one of the most difficult professional challenges a person can face. It’s a very complicated situation that not only impacts one professionally, but personally as well. Yet, as complicated as the job search process is today, your success is dependent on one thing…it starts with…
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November 5, 2020 0

Build a LinkedIn Profile that Attracts Recruiters

LinkedIn is not a passive job seeking tool. You need to be active on it to attract the recruiters and hiring managers you need to get your next job. There are several ways to do this. First, it’s important to know that recruiters pay a significant amount of money to be able to do special…
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September 24, 2020 0

Is There Discrimination in Recruiting?

Fact:  There is ageism, racism, and sexism in the workplace and in the recruiting process Fact:  There are good, decent, honorable people in the recruiting process who are just looking for the best candidate regardless of “what” they are. Let’s face it, there are small-minded people who, through their ignorance, limit the potential growth of themselves and their companies. They go…
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September 14, 2020 0

Key Elements of a Great Resume

Although “who you know” will most likely be the way you get your next opportunity, your resume remains a key document to your success. It needs to be attention-grabbing, and it needs to keep the interest of the reader and it must contain key search words and phrases to get through the Applicant Tracking System…
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August 28, 2020 0

Break Down Your Job Search into Steps

Have you ever sat down at your desk to do something and you just couldn’t focus on the task at hand? Maybe the work seemed too daunting. Or maybe you didn’t know where to begin. Or maybe you just had a feeling of being overwhelmed by the magnitude and importance of what you needed to…
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August 10, 2020 0

Career Transition in the Covid-19 World and Beyond

U.S. jobless claims have passed the 40 million mark. An astounding number. Many of the unemployed didn’t see it coming before the Covid crisis hit and it should be a lesson to us all. Everyone always needs to be managing their career. This doesn’t mean becoming a “political animal” and it doesn’t mean focusing on…
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August 6, 2020 0

The Hidden Job Market

The “Hidden Job Market” is a term used to describe jobs that aren’t advertised or posted online. Typically, these are higher level jobs. There are several reasons they aren’t made public. Reasons for the Hidden Job Market Some companies go the expedient and the inexpensive route. They don’t want to pay for the posting, and…
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July 31, 2020 0