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What if No One Would Ever Hire You Again?

What if No One Would Ever Hire You Again?

Admit it—you’ve had that thought. I don’t care if you’re gainfully employed. It’s the reason you didn’t tell your boss to go to hell. I get the feeling that most people over 50 fall into one of two categories: they are either struggling to find a job or terrified of losing the one they have. They’re terrified because they understand there’s probably someone out there a heck of a lot younger, with more energy and better technical skills, willing to…

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How to Combat the Fatigue of the Never-ending Job Search

How to Combat the Fatigue of the Never-ending Job Search

If you’re over 50 and unemployed or under employed, there’s a pretty good chance you spend at least part of you day looking for jobs, crafting cover letters and sending out resumes. With all the effort you put into each submittal, it would be nice if you at least got an acknowledgement that someone even bothered to look at it. But, alas, that’s not the world we live in today. Eventually, job search fatigue sets in. You’re not just physically…

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