Résumés that dispel the age myth

“The problem is I’m over 50.” Since 1993, Rod maintained his position as a manager in a shop that hired both union and non-union workers. He had just turned 60 when he was informed that his position was eliminated. Typical of his generation, most of his career was primarily spent…

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Why You’re Still Unemployed

You have done everything they say, and you still don’t have a job. This blog is in response to a discussion from a LinkedIn Group for job seekers. The discussion centered on the blog: The Pain of Unemployment. One jobseeker had the courage to tell the group about his long…

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New (Social) Networking for Jobseekers

Traditional networking, for jobseekers and everyone else might be described as an opportunity to identify people with whom a relationship would be mutually beneficial. The traditional process is simple: People meet, discuss their situations, investigate areas where a relationship might be helpful. Both parties may choose to suggest someone else…

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