6 Resume Red Flags to Avoid

by Guest Author, Beatrice Manuel Are there any resume red flags that could cost you your dream job? Here are some things you should watch out for. Finding a job is never simple, but having a resume full of issues makes it more difficult. Your resume is your first impression of a recruiter, and even…

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How To Combat Ageism During A Job Search

by Guest Author, Caroline Castrillon As of 2020, workers 50 and older made up over 30% of the U.S. workforce. While experienced employees make up a substantial portion of the labor market, they also face significant challenges during a job search, including ageism. For example, in a survey by WerkLabs, 60% of respondents indicate that they have…

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The Best and Worst Ways to Explain a Career Break

by Guest Author, Brianne Hogan Finding a job is tough these days, especially given the circumstances surrounding the pandemic and recession, and, you know, life. A survey published earlier this year revealed that 68% of workers have experienced a gap in their employment, with 39% citing family responsibilities as the most common reason. Among the workers surveyed,…

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Use these 5 tips to make your CV stand out

by Guest Author, Xolile Mtembu You face fierce competition whenever you send in your job application. With dozens or even hundreds of CVs to look at, hiring managers may spend a little time scanning through your documents. According to job portal Indeed, on average, employers look at CVs for six to seven seconds. This means…

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Marketing Mavericks: Unlocking Skills to Supercharge Your Job Search

by Guest Author, Miles Oliver The marketing sector is a multi-billion dollar industry that’s only expected to keep growing. However, the level of growth that happens in this sector depends largely on the people who currently work in the field and the up-and-coming talent entering it. If you’re hoping to break into marketing, setting yourself…

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These Women Over 50 Shared How They Landed New Jobs, But Ageism Is Alive And Well In The U.S.A.

by Guest Author, Perry Carpenter The older we get, the scarier career change becomes. But if you’re unhappy with your current job, waiting out retirement could be even more frightening. Luckily, plenty of women have lived through a midlife job change and lived to tell the tale. The Reddit group AskWomenOver50 featured a thread about finding employment…

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