June 19, 2017

Landing a Great Job After 40

If you’re a mature job seeker, you may feel challenged by the entire job search process. This is especially true if you’re aiming to return to the workforce after an absence or searching for a different career or industry. You may feel that you’ve lost touch with the key skills required in your line of work. Or you may have no clue as to what direction makes sense for you now that your field has […]
November 7, 2016

Don’t Fall for the Damaging Myths and Misinformation about “Older Workers”

According to a New York Times story on August 18, 2016, “Can Older Workers Find New Career Directions?” the rules of the job market aren’t the same for older workers. The article cited a recently released research study by Matthew Rutledge, an economist at the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, which conducted an analysis of 1996 – 2012 hiring patterns. The Times claimed that the study’s conclusions were that older workers (55-64) were […]