British Seniors Are Welcome In The Workforce

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This article is contributed by Tristan Anwyn.

For the silver-haired in Britain this is shaping up to be something of a golden age, where employers are more likely than ever to welcome older employees back into the workforce.  

Recent statistics show that the number of over-65s currently employed in the UK is now over a million for the first time in history.  It may be a little intimidating to go for that interview but remember you have lots to offer. Continue reading “British Seniors Are Welcome In The Workforce”

Getting That Job In The Social Media Age

Your online profile in social media can be impressive versus newcomers to the job market.

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As a senior who is looking for a job, you may find the thought of competing against all those bright young people in the job marketplace somewhat daunting.

It’s not surprising to see a senior write online about the challenges of getting around the age factor in the job hunt. After all, some employers may exhibit ageism and preferentially hire younger people.

Even if you’re well-respected, dynamic and an action-oriented professional you may well wonder how best to navigate in that treacherous job market. Continue reading “Getting That Job In The Social Media Age”

Get That Job By Networking On LinkedIn

LinkedIn This article is contributed by Jenny Wadlow. LinkedIn is something of a phenomenon. We’re all used to social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, but if you are looking for a way of increasing your contacts and your business profile then a business networking site is key, and there’s no better than LinkedIn. Continue reading “Get That Job By Networking On LinkedIn”