Hope for Mid-Career Workers

If you're a mid-career worker, I'm telling you to not give up hope regarding your career. It has seemed that this generation is being overlooked, discarded and forgotten. But that's only if you read 'the news' that's out there. Mid-career workers have an abundance of knowledge and experience to offer an employer that is lacking …

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Is “I’m too old” and Excuse or Reality

I read an interesting article today where a 63-year old was charging that age discrimination was deterring his job search but he had no proof that this occurred.  Seems that he has applied for "hundreds" of positions and only got two phone interviews, both of which led to nowhere.  This 63-year old has advanced degrees, …

To Older Workers: Get With the Program!

I recently worked a career fair that involved the 50+ population.  I met with attendees to help them develop and refine a job search strategy, discuss options for where to look for a job, and review their resumes.  I met with individuals who had very impressive work histories and credentials and some who had not …