What You Should Do When an Employer Ghosts You

by Guest Author, Jeff Somers It’s not your imagination: Finding a job is harder than ever. Not necessarily because of a lack of jobs, but because the interview process has become what scientists call awful. It begins with the requirement that you upload your résumé and then replicate all that information in a wonky online form; and leads…

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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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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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How to find work after a lengthy unemployment

by Guest Author, Virginia Backaitis Flash back to 1990. New Haven, Conn., native Joe Carbone, a father of two, found himself unemployed after his boss retired. The Quinnipiac College graduate had several interviews but few, if any, job offers. This happened the first month, the second and for the 5 ½ months that followed. Carbone…

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How to Get a Job After Being Fired

by Guest Author, Biron Clark If you’re trying to get a new job after being fired, this article will help you immediately. As a former recruiter, I’m going to show you how to get hired after being fired, including: How to write your resume to get more interviews Pros and cons of lying about being…

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